The Livermore Public Library and the Livermore Heritage Guild present Then & Now: Livermore Stories, a local history lecture series. Steve Minniear, president of the Dublin Historical Preservation Association and a member of the Dublin City Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission, will give a lecture entitled “Livermore, The Naval Air Station: Gone, But Not Quite Forgotten” on Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms. Steve will discuss the founding of the Livermore Naval Air Station and its role in World War II. He will also introduce some of the interesting people who served there.
Steve is the volunteer archivist for Dublin’s Heritage Park and Museums. He is also the volunteer curator for Dublin’s latest museum, the Dublin Camp Parks Military History Center. Mr. Minniear retired after 32 years of service with the Federal government in the national security field, including 22 years with the Department of Energy. He is a member of the Society for Military History and a long-time Dublin resident.