“Phineas Banning as Advertised” – Saturday, October 12

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Please join Friends of Banning Museum for a special lecture by Museum Director, Michael Sanborn on Saturday, October 12 at 10:00 am in the historic carriage barn.

Phineas Banning was a “Financial Wizard of the Old West.” Banning used various forms of media from the 1800s to promote his vast business ventures. Join us and learn how newspapers, hand bills, letters and of course, the telegraph helped to make him one of the most influential and wealthy businessmen in Wilmington and Los Angeles. There will be a Q & A session after the lecture.

Admission is FREE for Friends of Banning Museum members and $5.00 general admission. To RSVP or for more information call Friends of Banning Museum at 310-548-2005.

 

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