Twentynine Palms Historical SocietySM
29 Palms, California


"What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote." ~Edward Abbey

Old Schoolhouse Museum photo

Weed ShowSM Workshop
A winning entry

Want to enter the 2014 Twentynine Palms Weed ShowSM but not sure what to do or how to do it? The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Weed Show Committee invites you to learn the art of creating winning arrangements at a FREE Weed Show workshop on Saturday, October 11th.

The 2014 Twentynine Palms Annual
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will be Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 & 9.
This years theme is "ALL RHYME, NO REASON."
Click here for this year's categories and rules.

We need your help to pay for the Hastie Bus Restoration project!
Hastie Bus - 24 October 2012

If you would like to be a part of making this historic bus run again please donate. It's easy, you can click the donate button below to make an on-line donation or you can send a check to us at the address below.

Hastie Bus
29 Palms Historical Society
6760 National Park Drive
P.O. Box 1926
29 Palms, California 92277

To learn more about the Hastie Bus restoration visit the project page.

$2,500 Grant From Lamplighter Foundation

Lamplighter Foundation presents check
Jim Lincoln, second from left, secretary of the Lamplighter Foundation, presents $2,500 in matching funds to Twentynine Palms Historical Society President, Les Snodgrass. The money matches proceeds from the society's Desert Chic Wine & Cheese Social, coordinated by Cathy Snodgrass, far left, and Laureen Lentz.

On June 19, 2014, Jim Lincoln, secretary of the Lamplighter Foundation, presented a $2,500 check to Twentynine Palms Historical Society President Les Snodgrass. The money is matching funds from the society's inaugural Desert Chic Wine & Cheese Social held earlier this year. That very successful event was coordinated by Cathy Snodgrass and Laureen Lentz.

The money will be used to help fund the Society's planned addition of a multipurpose room to the Old Schoolhouse Museum.

The Lamplighter Foundation is based in Powell, Wyo. Their mission is to provide funding to non-profit organizations that desire to strengthen their governance, administration and leadership.

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