Historical forum

A view of Beaumont’s Fifth Street, the city’s downtown district, circa 1950. The area was razed to make way for construction of Interstate 10, which was completed in the early 1960s.

The San Gorgonio Pass Historical Society will host a history forum on Thursday, Dec. 13.

The forum discussion, “What are the historical awareness priorities for the San Gorgonio Pass?” will focus on the community’s view of what historical topics and areas of interest should be considered locally.

In 2019, the society will be celebrating the 30th anniversary since itsfounding, and the year heralds a renewed focus on the important historical needs in Banning,

Beaumont, Cabazon and Cherry Valley.

All are welcome to the forum, which begins at 7 p.m.,

and the potluck preceding the forum at 6 p.m. at the Beaumont Woman’s Club, 306 E. 6th St., Beaumont.

Those interested may also contribute ideas and thoughts on the San Gorgonio Pass

Historical Society Facebook page.


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