Micke Grove exhibits to explore Miwok history, culture
The exhibit on the Miwok and Yokut Indian tribes at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum at Micke Grove Park, seen here in October 2007, will be greatly expanded thanks to a state Proposition 84 grant.
- San Joaquin County Historical Museum at a glance
Location: 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi. Take the main Micke Grove Park entrance and follow the signs to the museum.
Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Memorial Day weekend; opens at 10 a.m. after that. Closed New Year's Day, Fourth of July, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, plus the day after Thanksgiving.
Admission: Adults, $5; seniors 65 and older, $4; teens 13 through 17 years, $4; children 6 through 12 years, $2; free to San Joaquin County Historical Society members.
Phone: 209-331-2055 or 209-953-3460.
- Planned improvements
Interpretive panels at the museum entrance about Native Americans dating back 13,000 years.
Improvements to the Sunshine Trail, which details native plant life, to add audio messages and graphics for visitors. Messages will be in Spanish as well as English.
A detailed history of the Delta, including a replica of a windmill that was once used in Stockton.
Panels to explain water conservation for your home garden.
Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 7:54 am, Wed Feb 29, 2012.
Did you know that the Miwok Indians inhabited San Joaquin County 3,000 years before Christ was born?
By the summer of 2013, you will be able to learn all about the ancient history of the Native American tribe at the county's History Museum at Micke Grove Park.
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:54 am.