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The History of Us - Nisenan: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 pm

Join the Sacramento Historical Society for a discussion with Shelly Covert, Spokesperson for the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe, who will present Tribal histories interlaced with her work in community visibility, Tribal inclusion in history and the fight for the restoration of Federal Recognition. 

We will update this area with links to more information from Shelly and her presentation soon.

The Golden Land Celebration of Joan Didion
Thank you to all who attended!


The Joan Didion Statue by Lisa Reinertson was unveiled at the celebration.

The Joan Didion Golden Land Event held at the Golden 1 Center was a great success and we at the Sacramento Historical Society would like to thank all of the donors whose generosity made this evening possible as well as the speakers who participated and shared their experiences and tributes.  We are very proud and honored to have been able to celebrate our Sacramento native, brilliant writer in this way.  We look forward to many more events celebrating Sacramento History like this in the future!  SHS is still collecting donations for the Joan Didion Scholarship Fund which is ongoing and will help future talented writers in Sacramento - donate below today!


Welcome to the Sacramento Historical Society!

For more than 70 years, this organization has brought together people like you to preserve and promote Sacramento's golden history. As home of the first transcontinental railroad, the Pony Express, the first transcontinental telegraph and the center of the Gold Rush, the Sacramento region has a treasure trove of history to appreciate and discover.

We hope you will consider joining the Society now. We have many fascinating programs for you to enjoy and continue to add new amenities to our home at Columbus Hall, including a bar, snacks, and television monitors to make viewing the programs even more enjoyable. We will also continue to add new members-only programs, and are planning tours to historic sites in our beautiful region.

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