Historical Museum Presents William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon will speak at Summit Grove Lodge in Ridgefield about his adventures on America’s blue highways at 7 pm on May 12. This event is the annual dinner and auction of the Clark County Historical Museum. Summit Grove Lodge is at 30810 NE Timmen Road.

Cost is $65 for museum members and $75 for nonmembers. Register by May 8 at 360-993-5679 or www.cchmuseum.org

Blue Highways is a chronicle of a three-month-long road trip that Least Heat Moon took throughout the United States in 1978 after losing his teaching job and separating from his first wife. He traveled 13,000 miles, as much as possible on secondary roads (often drawn on maps in blue, especially in the old-style Rand McNally road atlas) and tried to avoid cities.

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