COVID UPDATE: Due to current COVID mandates the Society will be open “by appointment only” until further notice. Appointments are on first come first served basis and determined by Red Tier restrictions. Please call in advance for an appointment. COVID protocols apply, including but not limited to, masks, social distancing, sanitizing, and questionnaires upon entry.  The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and community members, remains of the utmost importance to us. Please contact us with questions. We can be reached by email at, or by hone at (530)243-3720, and we will respond promptly. Thank you for your patience and support during these unusual times.3

Shasta Historical Society Book Club

Do you enjoy history? Do you like reading books? If the answer is yes, consider joining The Shasta Historical Society book club where we explore a variety of topics associated with local, state, and national history. Monthly we explore a different book and meet on the last Thursday to enjoy a discussion with fellow readers, moderated by Society staff.

March Book Club Selection: Gold Rush Stories: 49 Tales of Seekers, Scoundrels, Loss, and Luck by Gary Noy
In less than ten years, more than 300,000 people made the journey to California, some from as far away as Chile and China. This book explores the deeply human stories of the California Gold Rush generation, drawing out all the brutality, tragedy, humor, and prosperity as lived by those who experienced it. The book club meets for discussion on the last Thursday of each month. March’s book club selection can be purchased from:

Discussion Date/Time: March 25, 2021, 7:00 pm via Zoom:
To join the meeting you may click on the link below or copy and paste into your browser:

Meeting ID: 860 4214 5382
Passcode: 299298


Mar 25 2021


End Time is Approximate
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm