Due to Covid-19 and safety concerns,
all Sierra State Parks Foundation events have been canceled
through the end of June, 2020.
Sierra Speaker Series: Tales of Truckee (PENDING)
September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
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.
The lecture focuses on illustrated historical snapshots of Truckee’s early tourism, winter sports, ice, logging and railroad industries, pioneers, and vigilantism.
Lake Tahoe historian Mark McLaughlin is an award-winning, nationally published author, professional speaker, and photographer with 7 books and more than 900 articles in print. Mark has received the Nevada State Press award five times. Locally, he has written the popular “Sierra Stories” column in Tahoe Weekly Magazine for 25 years. A prolific writer for magazines and newspapers, Mark has been a frequent guest on National Public Radio and has appeared as an expert consultant on CNN, The History Channel, The Weather Channel & the BBC, as well as many historical documentaries.