If you love history like we do and would like to support our efforts, please join us!

To keep the Museum open and maintained, the Coarsegold Historical Society depends on the generosity of our supporters, members, volunteers, and visitors.

This is a photo of a horse-drawn Buggy that would be pulled by a horse and driven by a Doctor who would make house calls.Become a Coarsegold Historical Society Member

Love the Museum, have some time, and want to join the Coarsegold Historical Society? Volunteers are needed as docents to the Museum and for special events and projects. Annual dues are $30 for a Family Membership and $300 for a Lifetime Membership.

Find a Membership Application here.


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There are lots of ways to volunteer with the Society. Docents act as hosts at the Museum and meet and greet visitors from all over the world. Can you spend a few hours a month volunteering as a Docent? Training is provided.



Photo of two young boys choosing rocks to buy. Shop

The Museum Gift Shop is located in the Kennedy Barn and features several books about the area, including As We Were Told, a  two-volume set written and published by the Coarsegold Historical Society. Gift items include Coarsegold Museum logo t-shirts and caps, rocks, arrowheads, and other small souvenirs.



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Amazon shoppers may support the Society by going to AmazonSmile.com and designating “Coarsegold Historical Society” as a recipient. Amazon will deposit 0.5% of your purchases directly into the Coarsegold Historical Society’s account.



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Donate Items of Historical Value

We really appreciate our local residents who share historical items with us. If you have something to donate, please call Museum Director Linda Core at (559) 642-3802.



Memorial Gifts

Donations in memory of a friend or loved one are appreciated. Please call the Office for more information.



Special Thank You to Our Sponsors and Partners

We’d like to recognize and thank our Annual Music In the Meadow Event sponsors and partners!

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Special recognition goes out to Sierra News Online who sponsors our History Mystery feature.

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