Phineas Banning Virtual Birthday Celebration

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Livestream presentation of the Phineas Banning Virtual Birthday Celebration on August 26.

We were so excited to share with you our new

Hank Hilty

mini-documentary “Unstoppable” and also give the 2021 Phineas Banning Entrepreneurial Spirit Award to Mr. Hank Hilty. Congratulations Hank!

If you weren’t able to make it for the premiere of the Birthday Celebration, the video is now posted on our YouTube Channel to watch at a timewhen it is convenient for you. Please share the link with fellow history-lovers.

We’d like to thank Valero Wilmington Refinery and the Port of Los Angeles for sponsoring our event as well as many thanks to the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks for your support. We would also like to thank Tara and George from the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum for all their help and invaluable contributions. Lastly, a special shout out to pianist George Ko for sharing his time and talent with us.