The Frolic Shipwreck

The Frolic Shipwreck: Birth of Pioneer Mendocino

  • Sunday, February 28, 2016
  • Location Escola Room of the Museum
  • Time: 4:00-5:00PM
  • Cost: $7 non-members; $5 members

FrolicPRobert Becker discusses the wreck of the Frolic in 1850 and how that led to the birth of pioneer Mendocino. Robert discusses the relative mayhem of those days in California; and how pioneers made sense of unexpected opportunities.

Robert Becker is a veteran docent at the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse. He has taught at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. More recently, his essays have offered insights into our culture and politics.