Museum of the Sierra Folklore Webinar Series: Bad Boys of the Central Sierra

Date/Time: Thursday, March 31st at 6:00 pmLocation: Zoom Meeting RoomSpeaker: Steve MerrillCost: FREE!Register here: Overview:Evans and Sontag: Train robbers of the Old West, right here in the Central Valley. Simmering anger at the all-dominating Southern Pacific railroad erupted into five violent train robberies in between 1889 and 1892. Aften months on the run to Eshom Valley, and other Sierra locations, they encountered a posse. John Sontag died from gunshots at the Stone Corral, northeast of Visalia, in a shootout with the deputies in June,1893. Chris Evans was eventually apprehended. After a jail break in Fresno, resulting in eventual recapture, he received…

2:00 pm 31st Annual Members Meeting

Museum Media Room & Outside SeatingMembership Social             2:00 @ CSHS Museum Media Room Annual Meeting                   2:30 @ CSHS Seating Outside Museum Media Room BOD Election Meeting         Immediately Following   Effective March 1, 2022  Fresno County Guidelines "Strong Recommendation" that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking