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TNT - Thursday Night Talks lecture series

Fort George Brewery's Lovell showroom, Astoria,OR
4/18/2019
Event Fee: FREE - Donations are appreciated

The Clatsop County Historical Society's Thursday Night Talks (TNT) lecture series for April 18th will be: The Measure of Fortune? presented by author and professor Dr. Mark Eifler.

How did gold rush miners determine if they were successful? How much gold did
they need to be a success? And how many got what they wanted?

By examining four incredible stories, one of great success, one of great failure,
and two lost in between, can we figure out how gold rush Californians viewed "success?"

And what if the surprising answer was that it had nothing to do with gold at all?
What was the measure of fortune, both then and now?

Dr. Eifler is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Portland.

The Clatsop County Historical Society's TNT lecture series is a free event at Fort George Brewery on the third Thursday of each month. Doors open at 6:00 pm, with lectures beginning at 7:00 pm. Seasonal beers on tap, food and other beverages are available for purchase. Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult. For more information about this event or other Clatsop County Historical Society activities, please call 503-325-2203 or e-mail: cchs@cumtux.org.

Clatsop County Historical Society is a 501(C)(3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Clatsop County Oregon and the surrounding area. The Society operates the Flavel House Museum, The Heritage Museum, the Oregon Film Museum and the Uppertown Firefighters Museum.

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Contact Name:Sam Rascoe
Address:PO Box 88
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone:503.325.2203
Fax:503.325.7727
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