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History of the Mount Umunhum Almaden Air Force Station with Historian and Photographer Basim Jaber

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Basim Jaber is a lifelong South Bay native and freelance photographer who has researched the history and geography of Mt. Umunhum and the Almaden Air Force Station since 2006. He continues to archive historic images and artifacts from Almaden Air Force Station and presents an interpreted history and memories of this Cold War relic of the Bay Area.

This event features a tour of the Fallon House from 5:30-6:30 pm, as well as an exhibit of key military artifacts from the Almaden Air Force Station.

Basim Jaber presents a visual history of the Mount Umunhum Almaden Air Force Station.

We will discuss the history and operation of this fascinating, Cold War-era radar site through historic photos of its operation between 1958 and 1980.

Reserve your seat today to learn about the future of the radar tower atop Mt. Umunhum.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://historysanjose.ejoinme.org/AlmadenAirStation

Organizer

History San José
Phone:
408.287.2290
Website:
www.historysanjose.org

Venue

Thomas Fallon House, Lower Level
175 W. Saint John Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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