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Basque culture topic of November lecture series

Staff Reports

Basque culture, history of aspen tree carving, and shepherding are the topics of the Nov. 10 lecture series at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Hwy 395, Gardnerville.

Richard Potashin and Nancy Hadlock have been researching Basque culture for many years. Hadlock has been a park ranger for 30 years, and is currently employed at Lava Beds National Monument.

Potashin worked as a park ranger at Manzanar National Historic Site. Lecture begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $3, free to Douglas County Historical Society members. For more information call 782-2555.