SPParks lecture, “California’s First Windmills: Light Industry at a 19th Century Russian Settlement in Sonoma County”

Dr. Glenn Farris, retired  CA Senior State Parks Archaeologist, led a 1981 excavation at Fort Ross and is the author of  So Far From Home:  Russians in Early California.  In addition he has taken part in excavations in several of the California Missions.

Thursday evening lectures are tentatively scheduled to be held at the Sonoma Mission Chapel, pending state loosening of restrictions on indoor gatherings.  Check back on this website for updates on this as well as possible masking requirements.  If held in person, admission fee will be $10 general public, $5 SPParks members, and free to Sonoma State Historic Park docents