LA MESA HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S NEXT 2013 HISTORY ROUNDTABLE LECTURE IS SEPT. 28

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September 10, 2013 (La Mesa) – The La Mesa Historical Society will continue it free History Roundtable Series for 2013 with a presentation on the architectural heritage of La Mesa titled “Emmor Brooke Weaver: Pioneer Architect”.  The presentation featuring Alexander D. Bevil, a historian with California State Parks, will be held on September 28 at 10 a.m. at Grossmont Healthcare District Auditorium, 9001 Wakarusa Drive, La Mesa.

Bevil’s presentation will feature the story of architect Emmor Brooke Weaver, a contemporary of early 20th Century noted local architects such as Irving Gill and Richard Requa.  He will provide an overview of Weavers prolific career including over a half-dozen buildings in La Mesa, including La Mesa Congregational Church (1911), Ed Fletcher’s Grossmont Inn (1913) and the nearby John Vance Cheney House (1913).