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Speaker Series | Camels in the Antelope Valley presented by Steve Sterk

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Steve Sterk Camels

Steve SterkThe third in the Antelope Valley Rural Museum’s Speaker Series. Camels in the Antelope Valley presented by Steve Sterk a 4th generation native of Lancaster, California. He is a researcher, whose quest is to find the exact wagon trail route taken by his great-grandfather(s) ×4; Cyprian and Joseph Jones, who were the Wagon Train Masters. The Jones clan brought out three separate wagon trains from Independence, Missouri to California’s gold country, near Placerville, in the 1862-1872 timeframe. Steve’s original research led him to an article written by Gary Nabhan, 2008, University of Arizona and the Journal of the Arizona Historical Society. Mr. Sterk is also a Historian; he has scribed his Family Tree on Ancestry.com with over 2,500 names and 35 samples of his family’s DNA to trace his roots.

Museum is open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Lecture begins at 7:00 pm

Limited seating so RSVP’s are appreciated.
Contact email: avmuseum@verizon.net  or text 661-478-4841


January 18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Antelope Valley Rural Museum


AVRM @ AV Fairgrounds
Lancaster, CA United States + Google Map
661 948 6158

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