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Photofeature: Historical Society Celebrates Peter Lassen and His Danish Heritage

Researcher Dave Freeman talks about Peter Lassen at the Historical Society’s event held at the Masonic Hall -photos provided

The Lassen Historical Society held a special event on October 28th celebrating the life of early California explorer and Lassen County namesake Peter Lassen and his Danish heritage.

Participants had a chance to hear from researcher Dave Freeman and author Ken Johnston.

Following the program Job’s Daughters served Abelskivers, a traditional Danish treat.

The Peter Lassen celebration marked what would have been the explorer’s 217th birthday and was held in the Masonic Temple on North Lassen Street.

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
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