February 3, 2017, 7:00 pm
Mokelumne Hill Town Hall, 8283 Main St. in Mokelumne Hill
John Muir is back, and man, is he ticked off!
Lee Stetson has been performing as John Muir for over 30 years at universities, museums and parks from Washington, D.C. to Hawaii. He portrayed Muir on Ken Burn's award-winning series National Parks - America's Best Idea. Stetson also performs at Yosemite Park, where Muir lived for approximately six years.
Founder of the Sierra Club, Muir is perhaps best known for his passion to preserve the beautiful Hetch Hetchy Valley, part of Yosemite National Park, which was threatened with flooding when the O'Shaunessy Dam was proposed. What some label the first environmental fight ended unsuccessfully in 1913 when Congress approved the dam project.
Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door. Tickets available online. or at the Conservancy office by contacting Carolyn, 209.223.3508.
Ledger Dispatch article
Watch Lee as John Muir in Ken Burn's award-winning series "National Parks - America's Best Idea."