Virtual Sierra Speaker Series: Tales of Truckee
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Sierra Speaker Series has gone virtual! Tune in on SSPF’s Facebook Page. A $5 donation is suggested for this free program.
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.