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Homesteaders’ Day

May 19, 2018

Celebrate Homesteaders’ Day! Experience 19th century homesteading, explore the historic cabins, try woodstove cooking, learn about blacksmithing, and take a lesson at the one-room schoolhouse. The History Park is home to many of the original buildings from the old Pearce Ranch in Golden Gate Canyon.


Thomas and Henrietta Pearce raised eight children on their ranch. It was one of the largest in the area by 1912. Location and Pricing: Golden History Park, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Free for all. Membership pays for itself with just a few programs for your family.