Come cool off in Stirling City at our MUSEUM DAY FALL FESTIVAL at the Stirling City Museum, 16993 Skyway, Saturday, 22 September 2018 from 10am to 4pm.
Enjoy animated Antique Engines, Logging Equipment, Kids Games, Fire Trucks, a huge model of the Diamond Match Mill, Demonstrations and a $5.00 Angus Burger lunch!
Proceeds will go to the maintenance of the Museum Complex. And, don’t miss the guest appearance of BLACK BART. Take a picture with the infamous 1800’s Gentleman Stagecoach Robber. 873-2143 or 873-0583
26, 27 May 2018 – The STIRLING CITY MUSEUM OPENING WEEKEND with a Bake Sale on Saturday from 11am to 4pm with a visit from Black Bart, the gentleman robber from the 1800’s, re-enacted by Lee Dummel, and Amy Morrison, one of the only female Stagecoach Drivers in Butte County from the late 1800’s, re-enacted by Mary Schaefer. The museum will be open on Sunday from noon to 4pm. Admission free. Donations graciously accepted. Info: 873-0583
“STAGECOACH” The history, design and construction of the historical stagecoach—the “Knights of the Whip” (stagecoach drivers) and guest appearances (re-enactments) of stagecoach drivers, “Amy Morrison,” (one of only two known female drivers) and “Bull Meek.” This presentation will be offered by Lee Dummel, Old West Historian and re-enactor. Sunday, 11 OCTOBER 2015 2PM at the Stirling City Community Hall ADMISSION FREE (Donations gratefully accepted but not required)
THE STIRLING CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS:
A Firearms exhibit with historical accounts of their use by the Lewis & Clark expedition (1804-1806); the 2 John Fremont expeditions (1843-1944) & (1845-1846) with Fremont’s armed conflicts with the Klamath, Yanas Valley Maidu Indians, and the immigrant migrations to the West (1843-1855).
Historical presentation by Lee Dummel, member of the Oregon California Trails Assn, Trails West, Indian War Historian & collector/exhibitor of
Don’t miss this one!! 2:00pm Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Stirling City Community Hall, 17044 Skyway, Stirling City, California
FREE ADMISSION – Information – call Mary Schaefer 530 873-0583
Carol Lewis, Stirling City Historical Society Director—holding Candi Sue, and Pete Cuming, volunteer extraordinaire, stand underneath a 1947 Straddle Carrier donated by Ross Sherburn of Corning, CA.
The Straddle Carrier was originally used at the Collins Mill in Chester, CA. Pete Cuming refurbished and painted the carrier that will be on display in front of the museum at 16993 Skyway on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 5pm. Mary Schaefer 873-0583
Mary Schaefer, Secretary/Event Coordinator
Stirling City Historical Society