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Thomas Jefferson & the West – Special Presentation by Jack Lasseter
February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$15
When we think of Manifest Destiny we usually think of President Polk and the 1840’s. But it really started in 1800 with that most famous of American presidents, Thomas Jefferson, and his vision of a continental nation spanning from sea to shining sea, who sent Lewis & Clark on their famous trip out to mouth of the Columbia River and back. Come and hear Jack tell us about this most famous American president, and how he affected this western land where we live. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. $15 per lecture. A portion of the proceeds supports our education and preservation programs. Please call for reservations and future dates, 520-398-2252.