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Golden History Days

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Golden History Days | June 10, 2023

Celebrate the arrival of the Wagon Train during Golden History Days, from 9-4 on June 10, 2023, before the Wagon Train’s arrival at the Belltower at 3 pm!

Historic Main Street is closed to traffic for a day of free activities and events, including an Antique Fair, live music, spoken-word history, and a multi-cultural event that celebrates many who were here at the time of the Wagon Train immigrants’ arrival; Native Americans, Black Americans, Hispanic/Californios, Japanese, Chinese, as well as the immigrants themselves.

On the west end of Main Street, between the Bell Tower and Sacramento, enjoy activities and performances by:

  • Wheelbarrows from the Kiwanis
  • Spinners at Lofty Lou’s
  • Kids’ games + adult card games courtesy of Interactive Entertainment
  • Duffy the Gold Panner
  • Music at The Green Room is providing music
  • El Dorado County Historical Society & El Dorado Western Railroad
  • Hangtown Marshals will serve as the Wagon Train escorts
  • Wakamatsu & American River Conservancy
  • Indigenous Art & Native Flute & Drum music – Marion Cole from Georgetown
  • Buffalo Soldiers

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June 10
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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