Gaspar de Portola: First Governor of California
Presented by Dr. Milt McMenamin
Join us for a spell-binding evening with Dr. Milt McMenamin PhD, as he transports us to the California of the 1700s under the administration of Spain and its highest official- Gaspar de Portola. Learn more about the legendary leader and his many adventures in New Spain.
The evening includes this special presentation and light refreshments. Suitable for audiences 13 and older.
November 3, 2016
General Admission: $6.00
Members: FREE *please register in advance by entering your member i.d. with the link below.
About the Speaker
Dr. Milt McMenamin performed for 27 years on major cruise lines as an onboard historian, naturalist, lecturer, and actor. His one-man show and talks on history, culture, nature, art and other topics have been enjoyed by thousands passengers. This caps a 30-year teaching career in Oregon and California, including assignments as a school principal, radio show host, actor, director, national political delegate, book author, newspaper columnist, and international travel escort. Dr. McMenamin earned his B.A. from the University of Portland and an M.Ed. and PhD from the University of Oregon in Communication Research. For 18 years, Dr. McMenamin and his wife Ann have volunteered at the Ocean Institute.