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California Pioneers Exhibit

Categorized as: Community & Neighborhood
Event tags: History, Museum, La Quinta

  • Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Starting on: 04/24/2012
  • Ending on: 08/01/2012
  • 10:00AM - 04:00PM
  • free

Description:

(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

FREE

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.