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Murphys Old-Timers Museum

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470 Main Street
Murphys, CA 95247 United States

February 2018

MURPHYS– Museum Exhibit Reception on Cattle in the Sierras at Murphys’ Old-Timers Museum

February 24, 2018 @ 8:00 am11:00 am
Murphys Old-Timers Museum, 470 Main Street
Murphys, CA 95247 United States
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Rasmussen Family at Duck Lake, 2018. Photo Credit: Julia Costello.

MURPHYS--Grazing cattle in the high country is a subject of controversy. Historic traditions and public use of forest resources must be balanced with water quality, meadow impacts, and the ringing of cowbells. A grant from California Humanities allowed historian Judith Marvin and Julia Costello to research this topic and this exhibit –and a forthcoming short film -- are results of their study.

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