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Event: Mark Your Calendars!


Irrigation, water is the birth of the Valley

Beginning with the wood flumes that brought water to tracks of land, to the Corbin Irrigation Ditch, the presentation will include various ways that water played a significant role in the development of the valley. For decades people swam in the ditches, started their boat motors in them and relief on them to produce crops such as apples, tomatoes, berries and more.

When: Thursday April 11th

Where: Valley Library on Main

Time: 6 p.m.

Tickets: $5.00 available at Museum only