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Conversation with History: An Evening with Jerry Blackwill

July 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Jerry Blackwill for a free evening at Donner Memorial State Park Visitor Center.

Jerry Blackwill, vice president of Strategic Planning for the Truckee Donner Railroad society and Board president of the Sierra State Parks Foundation, will tell the story of the Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company and how Duane L. Bliss and his family built and ran this tourist system, laying the foundation for Lake Tahoe’s present day tourist industry.

Complimentary cheese and crackers will be served with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program.


Doors open at 5 pm | Program begins at 5:30pm


July 22, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Donner Memorial State Park
12593 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161 United States
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