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Photofeature: Historical Society Celebrates Peter Lassen and His Danish Heritage

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Researcher Dave Freeman talks about Peter Lassen at the Historical Society’s event held at the Masonic Hall -photos provided

The Lassen Historical Society held a special event on October 28th celebrating the life of early California explorer and Lassen County namesake Peter Lassen and his Danish heritage.

Participants had a chance to hear from researcher Dave Freeman and author Ken Johnston.

Following the program Job’s Daughters served Abelskivers, a traditional Danish treat.

The Peter Lassen celebration marked what would have been the explorer’s 217th birthday and was held in the Masonic Temple on North Lassen Street.



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3 Responses to Photofeature: Historical Society Celebrates Peter Lassen and His Danish Heritage

  1. Siegrid Smith

    Siegrid Smith

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 9:21 am

    Janet Corey, You did a wonderful job organizing this very informative event. Thank you! Susanville is fortunate to have you in the community keeping history alive.

    • Janet Corey

      Janet Corey

      Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 11:34 am

      Thank you Siegrid for your kind words.😊

    • Siegrid Smith

      Siegrid Smith

      Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 2:05 pm

      I hope others will read my post.

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