Pony Express Re-Ride through South Lake Tahoe June
The Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, will pass through South Lake Tahoe in front of Harrah’s at Friday’s Station to exchange the Mochila in June – check back for the exact date and time. […]
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Dat So La Lee Washoe Basket Exhibit at Gatekeeper’s Museum
Without a doubt, she was Tahoe’s greatest artisan. Dat So La Lee is considered one of the greatest basket weavers and designers among the Washoe people.
A fine collection of Dat So La Lee’s work and 900 baskets, pottery, clothing, dolls and artifacts from more than 85 tribes nationwide are on display at the Marion Steinbach Indian Museum located inside the Gatekeeper’s Museum. […]
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Tahoe’s Cultural Heritage in Ink at Gatekeeper’s Museum Bookstore
This place is a treasure trove of Tahoe’s cultural heritage. […]
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Do you know…how KT-22 got its name?
No, it’s not named after any resemblance to Pakistan’s K2.
It’s named after Kick Turns. 22 of them. […]
Olympic Museum at High Camp
The mountain-top Olympic Museum tells the story of the 1960 Winter Games- starting from the very beginning with the Olympic proposal, to photos, videos and memorabilia from the historic Games. […]
The Chinese Immigrant Experience at Donner Summit
Located at about 6,000 feet in Truckee, Donner Memorial State Park includes the Emigrant Trail Museum and Pioneer Monument, built to commemorate those who emigrated to California from the east in the mid-1800s. […]
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The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci
Images of Sports: The 1960 Winter Olympics by David C. Antonucci showcases the highlights of the games through vintage images. […]
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Tahoe’s Boating Heritage Featured on Collector’s Stamps
Tahoe’s iconic boating heritage is captured on US Postal Service collector stamps. […]
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1960 Olympic Winter Games Museum
On Thursday, February 18, 1960, under storm-threatening skies, the greatest winter athletes in the world gathered in Squaw Valley. […]
Tahoe Ghost Ships at Tahoe Maritime Museum
Discover the treasures lost beneath the surface of Lake Tahoe at the Tahoe Maritime Museum during “Ghost Ships,” a new exhibit featuring boats that sank in Lake Tahoe. […]
Building the Lincoln Highway by Dr. David Borges
Dr. David Borges, local historian and history instructor at Lake Tahoe Community College, presents the amazing story of the building of the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in the nation which passed through South Lake Tahoe and Truckee. […]
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Meet Smokey Bear at Firefest
Sit in a fire truck, escape from the Smoke House, wear fire fighting equipment, squirt fire hoses, watch the fire fighters compete, learn about fire resistant construction, and enjoy a Kiwanis BBQ at FireFest on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 3pm at Hard Rock Casino at Stateline.
You’ll also get to meet Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog at this favorite annual South Lake Tahoe event.
I’m in! […]