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Grand Canyon History Symposioum this January

Hi all,

Registration for the third Grand Canyon History Symposium, held at Grand Canyon National Park, opens after 00:01 on Saturday October 15, 2011, Arizona time. Registration will only be available online.
For more information and to see the complete program visit:
Grand Canyon Historical Society (formerly Grand Canyon Pioneers Society)

Here is a sample of presentations:

• Falling Into the Canyon: The 1944 Airmen's Surprise Visit to the Grand Canyon by Roy Webb
• Glen Canyon Dam - Construction 1963 & Reconstruction 1983 by Gary Ladd
• The GEM; Grand Canyon’s First Dory by Tom Martin
• Otis "Dock" Marston: Dean of Colorado River Historians and Fastwater Boatmen by Richard Quartaroli
• Conquering Grand Canyon's Everest: Hiking the Canyon's Length Below the Rim by Tom Myers

Dinner Speakers:
• Friday Banquet Keynote: "Geologists" by Wayne Ranney
• Saturday Banquet Special Speaker: Jim Babbitt "Why Grand Canyon History"
• Saturday Symposium Banquet Keynote: "Boats, Boatmen, and Techniques of the Colorado River: A Meditation on the Kolb Expedition Centennial" by Brad Dimock

There will also be tours including the Trail of Time, Historic Kolb Studio and Residence, Grand Canyon Cemetery, and the Park's historic boat collection. And Thursday night will feature a historic film: "Sights and Sounds: Fox Movietone Visits Grand Canyon, June 1929" monitored by Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, University of Arizona Professor

Online registration begins October 15th
For more information visit:
Grand Canyon Historical Society (formerly Grand Canyon Pioneers Society)

Registration fee is $60

For Symposium questions, send an email to

Hope to see you there, Tom

Tom Martin
PO Box 30821
Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0821
928-556-0742 hm
928-856-9065 cell
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