Living in the Past: Old Sacramento Living History

Tour: Touring in Old SacramentoTour: Touring in Old SacramentoWe are merchants, miners, doctors, proper ladies, soiled doves, blacksmiths. In short, we are the citizens of Sacramento City. Old Sacramento Living History is a volunteer organization dedicated to keeping the past alive. Through a series of monthly re-enactments, "Take it to the Streets," Living History Days, activities, events, and performances we use the backdrop of Old Sacramento's historic buildings and streets as a living street museum. Our most renowned events and activities are the annual Gold Rush Days event held over Labor Day weekend and Ghost Tours in the month of October. Members of this active group share knowledge, skills, and interests in California's 19th Century history through costume classes, workshops, themed discussions, and chorus group practices. While our interests are varied, we are all determined to spread the story of the beginnings of Sacramento City and the California Gold Rush. New members are welcome at anytime and are encouraged to come to new member training before taking on a character or a costume. Several resources are available for new members including training, a character registry program, costume closets, and mentors. Look for us in Old Sacramento and if you like what you see, travel back in time and join us!