California Pioneers ExhibitListed as: Community & Neighborhood
Event tags: history, Museum, La Quinta
(760) 777-7170. Museum Hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"California Pioneers" Exhibit
November 1, 2011 - August 2012
Tuesday - Saturday from 10am-4pm
La Quinta Museum
Come and experience pioneer life in early California through the exhibit's artifacts, dioramas, and hands on activities! Imagine the journey westward by viewing a twenty-five foot covered wagon scene; experience California's Gold Rush through the "Gold Fever!" display; and enjoy learning Morse code by sending messages to friends via the working telegraph system -housed in a mock telegraph office and railroad depot! Guests will be able to view various Civil War artifacts, courtesy of the Lincoln Memorial Shrine, including the following items: a sword, musket, and a hand signed document by Abraham Lincoln; and enjoy vignettes of La Quinta's early pioneers. For more information call (760) 777-7170.