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February 2022

Presentation by Olaf Engvig Author of “The Ships That Built the West”

February 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Peninsula Center Library – Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Rd
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 United States
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Maritime historian, boat builder, author and sailor Olaf Engvig introduces the history of the “Scandinavian Navy”, its impact on the U.S. lumber trade, and his 30-year fight against vandals and bureaucracy to save one of the last lumber schooners. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. Engvig's book may be purchased at engvig.com.  

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March 2022

Presentation by Mark Rozelle: “Beside the LA River”

March 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Torrance Historical Society, 1345 Post Ave
Torrance, CA 90501 United States
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After author Mark Rozelle discovered his grandmother’s archives containing hundreds of photographs, documents, and ephemera, he spent over a decade researching the history of his family who lived on a 114-acre ranch along the Los Angeles River.  Learn how the Rozelles overcame droughts, floods, earthquakes, and the Great Depression, as the river brought them both wealth and tribulation. The talk is free and co-hosted by the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum and the Torrance Historical Society. Mr. Rozelle…

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