Bring Back the Best Steam Traction Engine

SHS is working to bring the Best Steam Traction Engine back to Shingletown.  The engine worked in the logging industry from the late 1800’s to 1936 when it was retired.  In early 1970 it was sold to the Oakland Museum of California. The OMOC is looking for a new owner/custodian.  SHS is preparing a Proposal to submit to OMOC in order to fulfill our DREAM of having this mighty machine returned. You can contact SHS by email shingletownhistorical@frontier.com or by

July 2017 Flier

There were nearly 100 guests at the 2017 Museum Summer Opening. Thank you to all of you who attended. SHS appreciates your support. The Old Timers Potluck/picnic will be Sunday July 9, 2017 at 2 pm. Will be held in the Museum picnic area. Please bring your favorite dish to share. The Museum hours are 11am-3pm, Tuesdays and Saturday’s. We still need people to attend the Museum on those days. Please call Vivien Kent to volunteer your time 474-5079. If

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The Mission of the Shingletown Historical Society is to collect, conserve and communicate historical information about our area and its people.  As a living resource for teachers, students, historians, residents and visitors, the Society will maintain innovative exhibits, publish materials, and promote education.  It will serve as a bridge connecting all generations to go forward with new and exciting ideas while being knowledgeable about the importance of preserving the past. History is made every day!   We depend on help from