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Legendary Locals of California Channel Islands Lecture

Thursday October 17, 2013 – Thursday October 17, 2013

113 Harbor Way, Suite 190

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by Marla Daily

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California
When: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 7 pm
Members only Reception at 6:15 pm
What: Lecture on the efforts of local people in preserving the history of the Channel Islands
Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members).
Register below online or call (805) 962-8404 x115
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Cultural anthropologist and author Marla Daily shares the little-known facts and anecdotes behind photographs featured in her latest book, The California Channel Islands (Images of America). Daily has researched the islands for almost 40 years.  Every day, thousands of Southern California residents see the California Channel Islands on the horizon, yet few can name all eight islands.

Marla Daily has spent her career researching the histories of all eight islands. For over 25 years she has served as president of the Santa Cruz Island Foundation, a nonprofit organization that collects, protects and preserves the cultural histories of Santa Cruz and the other seven islands. The California Historical Society bestowed upon Daily its Distinguished Service Award for her extraordinary service and dedicated efforts in preserving Channel Islands history. The majority of island images to be presented are from the archives of the Santa Cruz Island Foundation.

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