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

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Stagecoach and The Covered Wagon Submissions

Stagecoach Submissions

The Society is looking for new authors for our monthly newsletter.  A foundation of our newsletter, The Stagecoach, is the history article.  Our members have told us that this is their favorite part. We would like to use this as a chance to publish new authors.  If you are interested in writing a short 350-500 word article for our newsletter, please download the submission form at the bottom of the page for the guidelines.

We encourage anyone interested in offering their article for consideration to check out some history blogs to see what we are looking for, our favorites include:

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Covered Wagon Submissions

The Society is accepting submissions for the 2020 edition of The Covered WagonThe Covered Wagon is the Shasta Historical Society’s annual publication, featuring articles, poems, and images related to Shasta County history. Submission form and formatting guidelines are available below or by request to If you are interested in contributing to the annals of Shasta County history please contact us to learn more. Submission deadline is March 29, 2021.