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Talk on the 1906 Earthquake & Fire: Hygienic Catastrophe Averted


  • Elk Lodge 1312 Mission Avenue San Rafael, CA, 94901 United States (map)

The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire:

 Hygienic Catastrophe Averted
Thursday, April 27th at  7:00pm
Featured Speaker: Richard Torney

Lifelong Marin County resident and historian Richard Torney will describe the successful efforts of his great grandfather Lt. Col. George Torney in preventing the spread of contagious disease throughout the city in the days following the great earthquake. Mr. Torney's presentation includes many original family documents and a selection of "recently rediscovered photographs of the 1906 catastrophe taken by Lt. Col. Torney's twenty-six year old son, Ned".

When:  Thursday Aril 27th 

 7:00 PM sharp

Where: San Rafael Elks Lodge in the Grand Ballroom

1312 Mission Ave at "C" Street  hidden driveway

Follow the one-way signs to parking in the rear 

Suggested Donation: $10

RSVP here

415-382-1182

Donations Benefit the Marin History Museum