Living History Day Events

Ehrman Mansion Open House

Walk through Pine Lodge, the mansion built by Isaias Hellman in 1903. Experience the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by his daughter, Florence Hellman Ehrman, and three generations of family and friends who spent 60 summers at their private lakefront retreat.

Historical Speakers

Carol Van Etten is a Tahoe research historian who has been studying and writing about Lake Tahoe history for over 30 years, including the new book Tahoe City’s First 100 Years, and will be speaking at the gazebo.

Mountain Man

In the grassy area just west of the cabin, another pioneer has set up camp. The dangers of life in the wilderness require proficiency with a rifle which will be part of his black gun powder demonstration.

Vintage Car Display

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In the 1930s some visitors made the trek from San Francisco to Tahoe in luxurious automobiles. Select vintage vehicles owned by Tahoe collectors are on display.

Caretakers Walking Tour

Caretaker's walking tour at Living History Day - Lake Tahoe12 pm, 2.00 pm – Enjoy a walk around the estate grounds with the estate’s caretaker exploring what makes Sugar Pine Point so special. 1 mile/45 minutes.  Meet outside the Nature Center.