gold rush settlers



John Horner


Sam Brannan


Stephen Thomas Williams

Elizabeth Forster Rhoads




William Brown Ide





Elizabeth Forster Rhoads




2010 Art Competition
The entries to the 2010 California Pioneer Heritage Art Contest were exhibited to the public during April and May, 2010 at the Folsom History Museum.


Mormon Pioneer Band
A live performance of the California Mormon Pioneer Band performance at Coloma, California.


Old Town San Diego
Annual Mormon Battalion Commemoration event held in Old Town San Diego that features FREE family friendly entertainment with parade, musical guests, story telling, dutch oven competitions, black powder rifle shooting, etc. Join us every January!
Fort Stockton
During the Mexican American War of 1846-1847, Ft. Stockton was manned by the Mormon Battalion, U.S. Army of the West, to maintain control of San Diego. It is an historical site and has recently been restored. A visit to Old Town San Diego, should include a visit to this beautiful historic spot.