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Sierra Speaker Series: A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm



Complimentary refreshments will be served, with beverages available for purchase. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program. Parking is free after 5 pm. Book available onsite and book signing available after the presentation.

Join author/historian David Woodruff as he takes a sentimental journey along one of America’s favorite roadways,

Highway 395 (aka as El Camino Sierra). Using extensive research and seldom-seen photographs, Woodruffs takes a close look at a few of the many people, places, and events that have helped shape the legacy of tourism and hospitality in the Eastern Sierra. From the “Hubcap Queen” of Pearsonville to Yosemite’s Terrifying Tioga, reliving the rich human history of this magnificent region is sure to bring back nostalgic and sentimental memories for Hwy 395 veterans, as well as spur a forthcoming road trip for El Camino Sierra newbies.

Authors David & Gayle Woodruff are the authors of six books on Eastern Sierra and Eastern California history and have lived and traveled along Highway 395 since their childhoods. With a love of history, a deep fondness for their natural surroundings and a passion for all things 395, the two spend their time exploring, enjoying and writing about their beloved Eastern Sierra.


March 21
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Sierra State Parks Foundation
(530) 583-9911


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