What's in a Name: Stories Behind Northbay Place Names
Sponsored by Locality Research and Preservation and the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

Heron Hall, the Laguna Environmental Center
900 Sanford Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
United States

Place names are an important, and often overlooked, part of our cultural environment. They act as anchors on the land and are important markers of territory. Place names also store knowledge of ecology, people, stories, and events of our past. Even as their origins are slowly forgotten or embellished, the names of these places are remembered. Dr. Vejby will take us on a short tour through the Northbay and share with us some of the origins behind the names we use today.

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