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Background Information

Employment History

President

Santa Barbara Maritime Museum


Chairman of the Museum Council

Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Affiliations

Rincon Publishing

Author, Historian, Lecturer


The Writer Magazine

Lecturer and Historian


Web References(38 Total References)


Contact the SBMM Team – Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

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Willard Thompson
Author/Historian & Community Volunteer


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Those were the words of Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Board President Willard Thompson at the gala for the opening of the exhibit of California’s Point Conception Lighthouse Lens.


Santa Barbara Maritime Museum - Board of Directors

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Willard Thompson


Eric Hoffer Book Award Category Finalists

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* Dream Helper, Willard Thompson, Rincon Publishing


Dream Helper

Meet Author Willard Thompson
Dream Helper is the first in Willard Thompson's Chronicles of California series of historical novels. Thompson is an award-winning writer, lecturer and historian living in Montecito, California. Dream Helper was awarded a Gold Medal for the best fiction in the Pacific/Western Region from the Independent Publishers Book Awards in 2009 Delfina's Gold , The second novel in the Chronicles of California series was published in November 2010. It continues the saga of the early days of California as more people come to settle and trade there, and more conflicts erupt over who will dominate the land. Willard Thompson regularly speaks to book clubs and other organizations about California history and the process of writing historical fiction. Contact him to arrange a speaking engagement. Thompson received The Sara Miller McCune Award from the John E. Profant Foundation for the Arts to write Dream Helper, which also won an award as a work in progress at the Santa Barbara Writers' Conference. In addition to historical fiction, Willard Thompson also writes historical non-fiction. Recent published articles are: Walter Vail — Empire Builder , Published in Persimmon HillMagazine; The Last Cattle Drive , published in Range Magazine; Dividing the Waters , a brief history of Western water woes and the role John Wesley Powell played in the development of the West, also in Range Magazine . Running the Big Ditch, an account of a gofer's life on a commercial raft running the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, published in Westways Magazine and Forbidden Fruit, an account of three days he spent on the El Paso border working with the Border Patrol to intercept smugglers. Thompson's manuscript, Montecito Adobes and the Settlers who built Them was published by the Santa Barbara Historical Museum in the Spring of 2009. Thompson regularly writes, produces and presents multi-media shows on historic subjects to civic and social groups. The following shows are currently available: Culture Clash-the Chumash Indians at the Santa Barbara Mission; Troubled Waters-—Shipwrecks of the Santa Barbara Channel; 450 Years of Santa Barbara Histor; The history of the Masini Adobe; History and Architecture of Montecito Country Club; and Postcards from Paradise-—a look at early days of the Santa Barbara resort industry. Willard Thompson is a past Chairman of the Museum Council at Santa Barbara Historical Museum and a board of trustees member at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.


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