While the Washoe were the first to enjoy the shores of the present day Tallac Historic Site, three of the original luxurious estates erected between 1890 and 1921 still remain today, and play host to special events and tours to learn about the “Era of Opulence” in South Lake Tahoe.
Learn about Lake Tahoe’s interesting railroad days on an easy hike down to Skunk Harbor.
Head down from HWY 28 above Skunk Harbor to Pray Meadows, then down to Skunk Harbor, where you can have a lunch at one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches on Lake Tahoe. […]
Return to the Roaring 20’s – Tahoe style at the Great Gatsby Festival at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe every August. […]
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society will be conducting a free Historic Walking Tours of Tahoe City on Saturdays starting at 10am. […]
This only happens once a year. Ehrman Mansion will be open to the public for free during Living History Day.
Here’s your chance to step back in time and relive life at the lake as it was in the 1930s, at one of the most scenic spots along the west shore of Lake Tahoe, and one of our most famous houses. […]
While many call it Emigrant Peak, it’s actually named after Melissa Coray, a Mormon pioneer woman who walked over 2,000 miles to the west. […]
“Q” is the nickname of this 1921 classic yacht on display at the Tallac Historic Site. Was she called the “Q” because her name was hard to pronounce, or because it was used by the US Navy in top-secret operations on Lake Tahoe during WWII?
Find out and learn more about the restoration of the Quic chakidn at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe. […]
Hidden by an old growth forest is South Shore’s cultural treasure.
Combined with the annual Valhalla Arts, Music, and Theatre Festival, the Tallac Historic Site has provided us a place to be, and to enjoy the arts and our cultural heritage in an unspoiled natural setting. […]
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society hosts its annual “Gathering at the Gatekeeper’s” fundraiser dinner every August. The meal is inspired by an 1908 Tahoe Tavern menu. There will be […]
Learn about the Evolution of Tahoe Travel with renowned U.S. Forest Service historian and recreation officer, Don Lane, as he walks us through the varying ways of past travel to […]
Hidden from view across from Sugar Pine Point State Park, Ehrman Mansion is an isolated architectural treasure. […]