folsom history museum

How much are your antiques worth? Find out Saturday

For those who may want to get an idea of the value of grandma?s quilt, the Folsom History Museum is the place to be. On Saturday, July 21, the museum will host a limited version of ...

Step back in time at Folsom Pioneer Village

FOLSOM CA - Located on Wool Street between Sutter and Leidesdorff streets, sits an area where time stands still. Folsom Pioneer Village, run by the Folsom History Museum, is a livi ...

Folsom museum pieces together history through fabric

The Folsom History Museum is pairing vintage with modern in the ?Then and Now? antique quilt and vintage clothing exhibit. The exhibit is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, ...

Folsom museum unveils California's role in Civil War

When you think about the United States Civil War, California might not be the first state that comes to mind. But that?s what Richard Hurley and T.J. Meekins, curators of Folsom Hi ...

Folsom museum goes wild about zoo exhibit

The Folsom History Museum and the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary have joined forces to tell the history and creation of the zoo. “This exhibit is combining two very fantastic community asp ...

Editor's View: Job shadowing the editor can be a chore

Last week, just before Thanksgiving, a sophomore from Vista del Lago High School was stuck with yours truly for a half day. She was given the task of job shadowing a professional i ...

Holidays go miniature at museum

Christmas in miniature is the theme for the latest display at the Folsom History Museum. During the Friday night private reception for members, volunteers and display owners, dozen ...

Editor's View: Wild Monty Python weekend; readers sound off

It’s been a busy week in the Folsom and El Dorado Hills area. On Friday morning I attended a meeting regarding an international food fundraiser put on by the Rotary Club of Histo ...

Quirky collections capture curiosity at Folsom History Museum

From dolls to mourning jewelry, golf clubs to magazine covers, people collect the darndest things. If you’re curious about what your neighbors have been squirreling away, now is ...

Pioneer Village blacksmith finally hangs up hammer

It’s not a hidden secret that volunteers help Folsom flourish, and after 16 years, one such volunteer is passing on the baton to the next generation. Ed Tanner, 78, has lived in ...