June 1, 2014
Filed Under North Tahoe Events
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society presents insight on area history, facts and adventures—while having a good time – on June19, 2014, at the Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City.
This snapshot history of Tahoe will showcase important and colorful characters that played a role in the development in Western Nevada and Lake Tahoe. FREE and open to the public. Donations accepted. Refreshments served.
A noted local author and weather expert, McLaughlin will educate listeners about the Sierra’s changing weather patterns with facts that are sure to raise an eyebrow or two. The Tahoe area is known for record low temperatures, massive amounts of snowfall and unpredictable weather patterns. McLaughlin will explain how apparent changes in local climate relate to the hot topic of climate change.
The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society operates two museums in Tahoe City: Watson Cabin Museum and the Gatekeeper’s Museum, featuring the Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Collection showcasing more than 800 baskets from 85 tribes west of the Mississippi River. The North Lake Tahoe Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and present Lake Tahoe history both regionally and in the larger context of the American West. For more information, visit northtahoemuseums.org or call 530-583-1762.