19th Century Life

Presentations (links open in separate tab)

Did Auburn Have Bull and Bear Fights?
Bernhard Museum 3rd Grade Living History Tour
The Bernhard Museum Complex Self-Guided Tour of the Grounds
Gold Rush Medicine
Victorian Christmas
Cemetery Symbolism
Cemetery Symbolism

Artifact Highlights (links open in separate tab)

c.1895 Musical Photo Album
Wash Set
Earthquake Sugar Bowl
Hand Grenade Fire Extinguisher
Magic Lantern
Pickle Castor
Frozen Charlotte Doll
Chinese Foot Binding Shoes
Folding Parasol
Beetle-Wing Doily
Mustache Cup
Horse Bells
19th-Century Chinese Ginger Jar
Henderson’s School Shoes
Chinese Water Pipe

Printable Activity Sheets

Pioneer Family (PDF, 554 KB)

Pioneer Family Student Activity

Work on the Farm (PDF, 1.6 MB)

LH Work on the Farm Student Activity

Artifact Analysis (PDF, 1.1 MB)

LH Artifact Analysis Student Activity

Coming to California (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Gold Rush Student Activity California Trip

Build it Challenge (PDF, 235 KB)

Build it challenge

The Victorian Kitchen (PDF, 693 KB)

Kitchen Activity

Griffith Quarry (PDF, 3.4 MB)

GQM Activity Pages

Gold Rush Word Search (PDF, 794 KB)

Gold Rush Activity Word Search

Gold Rush Jobs (PDF, 2.8 MB)

Gold Rush Jobs

Videos (streaming videos open in separate tabs)

Bear Trap

Steel Trap

Bernhard House Tour

Screenshot of Bernhard Tour Video

The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers