April 16, 2015, Dale Ryan will speak about "The Pony Express & Trail."
Dale Ryan has been the President of the National Pony Express Association, for two years and the President of the Nevada Pony Express Association for three years. His wife Bonnie Ryan will speak about the organization of the Pony Express and Ed Lynch will talk about being a rider for sixteen years with the Pony Express. The National Association which was established in 1978, is actively involved in the preservation of the Historical Trail. http://www.nationalponyexpressassociation.com/index.html
Please join us at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 S. Windsor Drive Spokane, Washington 99224. Contact Pat Holien by April 13th, for reservations. Pat's email is firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number is 509-466-2439.
History of Hats
John Caskey will be speaking about the history of hats. Each month he has a new hat to show us. In this picture he is wearing the Top Hat and his wife, Catherine is wearing the American Lady's Bonnet. http://www.twodogcitytours.com
Tony and Suzanne Bamonte have new copies of Spokane's Legendary Davenport Hotel, it has been out of print for a while. It is available at Auntie's bookstore or order through:
Tornado Creek Publications
P.O. Box 8625
Spokane, Washington 99203
(Thanks to Suzanne and Tony Bamonte, for editing and finishing this important book about Spokane's history, it is a must read)
Upper images are courtesy of the Northwest Room of the Spokane Public Library. The image in upper left hand side is courtesy of Dale Ryan. The fourth image is courtesy of John Caskey. The image to the lower left is courtesy of Tony and Suzanne Bamonte.