ECM: Mary Austin Birthday Celebration


Eastern California Museum Hosts Mary Austin Birthday Celebration on Sept. 7


The Eastern California Museum will be hosting a birthday celebration for Mary Hunter Austin, famed author of “The Land of Little Rain” and Independence resident, who was born 151 years ago this September. The birthday party will be on Saturday, Sept.7, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Museum.

Thanks to a talented local performer, Mary Austin herself will be on hand to speak about her life and work. A special treat will be guided tours of Mary Austin’s Independence home. Please call 760- 878-0258 to reserve a spot on the tour or for more information about this free event, and yes, there will be birthday cake!

Mary Austin Birthday Celebration

When: Saturday, Sept. 7 (12 to 3 p.m.)
Eastern California Museum