Windows on History – Nevada City

Windows on History is a month-long exhibit of 45 mural-size historical photographs with accompanying stories. Throughout October, these photos will be placed in shop windows at the location where they were originally taken. This unique concept invites the viewer to celebrate life in Nevada City from 1850 – 1920 through powerful photographic streetscapes that contrast the past with the present.

“Chinese Quarter Circa 1900”

Doorway to History -Tour Oustomah Lodge – 225 Broad St. – October 12 noon to 4. As part of Windows on History 2019, enjoy ongoing tours of one of the oldest building in Nevada City’s historical downtown. In continuous use since 1873, The Oustomah Lodge #16 (Independent Order of Oddfellows) invites visitors to marvel at the architecture while perusing their museum collection of 100 year old costumes used in secret rituals along with other historic artifacts.


” Guardian of the Dance” original art by Jenny Hale celebrating the Nisenan culture that thrived in Nevada County for 2500 years before the gold rush. This painting can be seen in the Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe’s S. Pine window as part of Windows on History.