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Educational Field Trip

MDHCA member Jon Carlson posted this EXCELLENT video on YouTube highlighting the Educational Field Trip to Riley's Camp, the Evening Star Mine the Mojave Cross, Carl Faber's house and Rendezvous at Goffs.

Platinum Seal Of Transparency

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Amargosa Opera House

operahouse1Located in the small town of Death Valley Junction, which officially lists its population as "fewer than 4," the Opera House was the official performance space for dancer, actress, and painter Marta Becket, who would perform ballet there three nights a week for more than forty years, whether she had an audience or not.

MDHCA Publishes Two New Books

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Larry Vredenburgh

Mojave Road 1863 Front Cover18Since September 2018, the Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association has published two new books; The Mojave Road in 1863 edited by Jeff Lapides and Postcards from Mecca edited by Ann Japenga and Warner V. Graves III.

The book by Jeff Lapides, The Mojave Road in 1863: The Pioneering Photographs of Rudolph d’Heureuse, highlights photographs taken by d’Heureuse in 1863-1864 during his travels along the Mojave Road—from Drum Barracks at the Port of Los Angeles to the mines of Eldorado Canyon on the Colorado River. These are the first photographs of the Mojave Road and of the Mojave Desert. Also included are never-before-published maps drafted by d’Heureuse.

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