Book Signing and Lecture: Tom Sitton: July 28

Tom Sitton

Please join us on Saturday, July 28, at 10 a.m. for lecture and book signing with Tom Sitton, the author of “Grand Ventures: The Banning Family and the Shaping of Southern California.” 

For “”Grand Ventures, The Banning Family and the Shaping of Southern California–Two Generations,” Mr. Sitton will be speaking on the role of pioneer, Phineas Banning and his descendants in the rise of this region based on his book.  He will primarily focus on the second generation and their ownership of Santa Catalina Island from 1892 to 1919.

Book signing to follow the lecture.


  • Free to Friends of the Banning Museum members and children under 12 years of age.
  • $5.00 for non-members.

More information can be found on our flyer [PDF] »

Event Details

Saturday, July 28, 2012
10 a.m.
The Banning Museum
401 East M Street, Wilmington, CA 90744
Tel: (310) 548-7777