On October 14, 2019, Michael Patris will be at the Maury Smeltzer Lounge at Hillcrest Retirement Community, 2701 Mountain View Drive, La Verne, to tell the history of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California. Seating begins at 6:30pm and the presentation will begin at 7:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Michael Patris is a third generation native of Southern California and co-author with Steve Crise of Pacific Electric Railway, Then and Now. Michael is the President and founder of the Mount Lowe Preservation Society, Inc., President of the Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society, and past Sheriff of the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners (2010). He is also President and owner of Golden West Books, a publishing company focusing on the history of trains, trolleys, railroads and locomotive material.
TIME: 6:30 pm
FEE: Free to the public
LOCATION: Maury Smeltzer Lounge at Hillcrest,
2701 Mountain View Drive, La Verne