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.
Carol Van Etten is a Tahoe research historian who has been studying and writing about Lake Tahoe history for over 30 years, including the book Meeks Bay Memories, and will be speaking at the gazebo.
Washo elders tell the stories of the original residents of Lake Tahoe. The tales told by the elders complete the history of Tahoe.
“General” William Phipps’ Cabin
The cabin of the West Shore’s first homesteader from 1860 is open to the public. This is the one day of the year that you can walk into his cabin and view his pioneer life.
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