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Learn the history of ‘Old Detroit’

Join the North Santiam Historical Society for “Finding Old Detroit: Recovering and Intrepreting the Histories of Communities Displaced by River Development Projects,” presented by Bob Reinhardt

Reinhardt is an associate professor of history at Boise State University, and works in environmental, public, American West and public health history.  He has authored a number of books with his current project being “The Atlas of Drowned Towns.” He will explain his efforts to recover and interpret the history of Old Detroit, as a part of this project, and the lessons learned about how to find, understand and value such lost places.

The program is at 7 p.m., May 4 at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 132 E Sorbin St., Gates.

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