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    Step Back in Time With Us!
    Experience California's Pioneer Era
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    We are History Specialists bringing California's Pioneer Heritage to light.
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    Teaching from Pioneer Journals, we keep their history and its significance ALIVE!

California Living History

We are a team of dedicated re-enactors and history specialists who bring to light
the Pioneer History of California through first-person presentations, exhibits, written materials,
and events including hands-on Pioneer activities and demonstrations.

Our Vision And Mission

Our mission is to educate students and communities on the history of the California Pioneers
whose contributions changed California into the "Golden State". Our vision is to accomplish this in a fun
and engaging way! We invite all to step back in time with us and experience pioneer life!

Catch the Pioneer Spirit

The Pioneers had courage and braved new frontiers.

Explore Pioneer Life

Learn how the Pioneers worked and played.

Learn how California became the "Golden State"

Integrity, hard work, service and ingenuity were the foundations of their success.

take a step back in time with us
and experience pioneer life!

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Our Services

We present California's Pioneer Heritage in engaging and exciting ways through Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities at schools,
community events, and historic sites. Contact us and see how we can add to your events!


We organize Pioneer Day events for a class or grade or add activities for existing Pioneer Day programs. We support State Education History Mandates in our presentations.


Choose Pioneer Activities for Festivals, History Days, Community Anniversary Celebrations, Museum Exhibits, Parades and more.


We offer tours and activities at local Pioneer Historic Sites.

Written Material

We offer the "California Gold Discovery Activity Book" and DVD for teachers and parents to supplement teaching Gold Discovery and make learning fun for students.


We do many events throughout the year. Here are some past events...

Photo Gallery

Here are some wonderful photos of past events, activities, lessons and reenactments. Please click on any image to view a brief description.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule a presentation or event or order written materials, please leave your contact information and message below. Please indicate your city and county so that your request can be directed to our team members in your area.

If you have already attended one of our events or re-enactments please feel free to use the form below to submit any feedback or to leave a testimonial about your experience.

Thank you!