Gatekeeper's Museum in Tahoe City presents the natural and cultural history of Lake Tahoe regionally and in the context of the American West. The Steinbach Indian Basket Collection features more than 900 baskets from tribes west of the Mississippi River-including a hat more than 1500 yrs old.
Ursus Among Us: The American Black Bear in the Tahoe Basin;
Gilded Age Tahoe Resorts;
Dat So La Lee, Washoe Weaver;
Jack Bogart Washoe Basket Collection;
The Steinbach Indian Basket Collection;
Other exhibits include Tahoe maritime history, geological specimens, and tools of early Tahoe pioneers.
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