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Jun
18
Tuesday
Jun
18
Tue
Special Events :: Misc also Education :: Misc
A Universe of Stories: George Bird Grinnell
6:30 PM
Missoula Public Library
Description:
A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program Series: George Bird Grinnell, The Father of Glacier National Park: His Explorations & Discoveries with Official Place Names and the Stories Behind Them-Hugh Grinnell, distant cousin of renowned conservationist George Bird Grinnell, impersonates his cousin in period costume and tells his story in a live presentation using projections of historical photos, maps, and quotes to provide a living, first-person presentation of Bird Grinnell’s story. The presentation derives its authenticity from George Bird Grinnell’s own field journals and his editorials over 35 years from Forest and Stream newspaper. The audience experiences the daily discoveries of Glacier National Park’s glaciers, mountain peaks, streams, and lakes from 1885 to 1897. Presentation held in the Large Meeting Room. 6:30 PM
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Missoula Public Library
Address: 301 East Main Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 721-2665

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