Tag: Big Bear Valley Historical Museum

Native American History Month is a Good Reason to Visit the Local Museum

San Bernardino County, CA, November 12, 2013 – The ancestry and traditions of American Indians have been celebrated nationally every year since 1994. In support, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has passed a proclamation recognizing November as Native American Heritage Month. Supervisor James Ramos said he was proud that the County “is a leader in recognizing and honoring the significant contributions Native Americans have made to the nation.” Those contributions include developing unbreakable codes during the world wars to communicate military messages, a life-saving practice that was explored in the movies Windtalkers and The Code Talkers: A Secret Code of Honor. Locally, the Big Bear Valley Historical Society has information on Native Americans, both online and in their bookstore as well, with titles like Big Bear Yesterday and Indians of the Big Bear...

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Historical Society seeks museum docents

Big Bear City, CA, April 1, 2013 – The Big Bear Valley Historical Society is getting ready to open the museum for the 2013 season, and they are seeking docents to help with operations. No prior knowledge of Big Bear history is needed; that will be provided in training manuals and at two one-hour training sessions, scheduled at the museum on April 23 and May 9 at 10:00 a.m. The museum is open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays, and two three-hour shifts are available: 10:00 to 1:00 and 1:00 to 4:00. The museum is located at the northeast end of Big Bear City Park off Greenway Drive, just east of the airport. For more information, call Debi Botteron at (909) 255-4063 or send an email to...

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