Welcome to the home of Stirling City Historical Society's online resource! Our new website seeks to compile, connect and preserve the rich history of Stirling City. This is an ever-growing website with content continually being added.

Museum Hours

Due to the current COVID-19 issues in California, the museum is currently closed. If you have a small group interested in seeing and experiencing the Museum, please call 873-0583.

For more information, call 873-1598

Or visit our Facebook page: Stirling City Historical Society

Welcome Linda!

Welcome to Linda Radcliffe from Magalia, as a new member of the Stirling City Historical Society! She also bought a tree from our Volunteers also.


Fall Festival Mini Jamboree Come cool off in Stirling City at our MUSEUM DAY FALL FESTIVAL at the Stirling City Museum, 16993 Skyway,  Saturday, 22 September 2018 from 10am to 4pm. Enjoy animated Antique Engines, Logging Equipment, Kids Games, Fire Trucks, a huge model of the Diamond Match Mill, Demonstrations and a $5.00 Angus Burger lunch! Proceeds will go to the maintenance of the Museum Complex. And, don’t miss the guest appearance of BLACK BART. Take a picture with the infamous 1800’s Gentleman Stagecoach Robber.  873-2143 or 873-0583


26, 27 May 2018 – The STIRLING CITY MUSEUM OPENING WEEKEND with a Bake Sale on Saturday from 11am to 4pm with a visit from Black Bart, the gentleman robber from the 1800’s, re-enacted by Lee Dummel, and Amy Morrison, one of the only female Stagecoach Drivers in Butte County from the late 1800’s, re-enacted by Mary Schaefer.  The museum will be open on Sunday from noon to 4pm. Admission free. Donations graciously accepted. Info: 873-0583

Coming Soon, Stagecoach!

"STAGECOACH" The history, design and construction of the historical stagecoach---the "Knights of the Whip" (stagecoach drivers) and guest appearances (re-enactments) of stagecoach drivers, "Amy Morrison," (one of only two known female drivers) and "Bull Meek." This presentation will be offered by Lee Dummel, Old West Historian and re-enactor. Sunday, 11 OCTOBER 2015 2PM at the Stirling City Community Hall ADMISSION FREE (Donations gratefully accepted but not required)

July 12, 2015—A Historical Presentation by Lee Dummel

THE STIRLING CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS: A Firearms exhibit with historical accounts of their use by the Lewis & Clark expedition (1804-1806); the 2 John Fremont expeditions (1843-1944) & (1845-1846) with Fremont's armed conflicts with the Klamath, Yanas Valley Maidu Indians, and the immigrant migrations to the West (1843-1855). Historical presentation by Lee Dummel, member of the Oregon California Trails Assn, Trails West, Indian War Historian & collector/exhibitor of 1800's firearms! Don't miss this one!!  2:00pm Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Stirling City Community Hall, 17044 Skyway, Stirling City, California FREE ADMISSION - Information - call Mary Schaefer 530 873-0583