Thursday, May 7th with Mark McLaughlin’s “Snowbound! Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra”
We are pleased to continue the 2020 Lecture Series with the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture!
Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and lecture starts at 7:00 p.m.
Description: Mark’s newest book covers the Top 10 biggest winters in the Tahoe Sierra, based on snowfall measured at Donner Pass. Residents and travelers in the region endure some of the most brutal winter storms in the world. Snowfall measured in feet, 200 M.P.H. wind gusts, and destructive avalanches. This fast paced 60-minute snapshot presentation captures the compelling stories and dramatic images of railroad and highway crews fighting mountain blizzards and deadly avalanches from historic winters past.
Bio: Mark McLaughlin is an award-winning, nationally published author and professional speaker with 7 books on Tahoe Sierra history and more than 900 articles in print.
Mark is a popular lecturer and experienced field trip leader who has lived at North Lake Tahoe since 1978. He teaches Sierra Nevada history using entertaining presentations and informative tours.
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 and the BBC, as well as many historical documentaries.
Lecture starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $5 per person.
Come early and enjoy dinner before the lecture! We Serve dinner before the lecture at 5, 5:30, & 6 p.m.
Please fill out this reservation form to sign up for this interesting lecture: