Historical Highlights and Hikes
August Meeting & Field Trip
Eye of God, a sacred rock formation to the Sorona Indians
by Jim Lyon
Big Bear Valley Historical Society General Meeting will be Thursday
August 13th at 7:00 P.M. at the Discovery
Center located on North Shore Drive.
Author Jim Hickman, of Hikes in the Historical Areas of Big Bear Valley, is the guest speaker for the
evening. Hickman enjoyed many hiking excursions during the 1980’s, including
some with early Big Bear Valley Historical Society pioneer, Ed Abbott. In
addition, he will present a portion about the history and stories pertaining to
the Eye of God rock
formation that is located northeast of Baldwin Lake.
Everyone is welcome to purchase tickets for the opportunity
drawing. The proceeds will help build the Building and Expansion Fund for the Big Bear Museum. After the program,
there will be a great time for the drawing of special items, visits with
friends and delicious refreshments.
Everyone is invited to join friends for the Eye of God Field
Trip, Friday August 14th
at 8:30 A.M. Meet in the Museum parking
lot at 800 Greenway in Big Bear City. It’s an easy drive and an easy walk, for
those who wear walking shoes and pack the water bottles to keep hydrated.