Monthly Archives: August 2015

Around the Museum, 8/17/15

Greetings, everyone.  Matt Parker here again with a report on activities around our museum. It was another great day in Portola, in terms of weather as well as volunteer and visitor activity.   I began the day by driving over … Continue reading

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Around The Museum, 8/12/15

Hello Everyone! Matt Parker here, with an update on goings-on around the museum today. Today was my first opportunity to visit the museum this summer. Disappointing that so much of our busy season has passed, but with other matters settled … Continue reading

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2015 Election Completed

DONE. A simple 4 letter word sent over crude telegraph wires marked the end of a colossal feat; the completion of a railroad that would unite the country with a ribbon of steel rails on May 10, 1869. Done is a … Continue reading

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