A Brief History

The Tahoe Heritage Foundation strives to ensure that our treasured cultural heritage and natural history sites are protected for future generations. For over 22 years Tahoe Heritage Foundation has been involved in a variety of preservation, restoration and education projects and programs in the Lake Tahoe Basin; along with a  public/private official non-profit 501(c)3 partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit to co-manage restoration projects and operate interpretive activities at our landmark property the Pope-Baldwin Estates, Tallac Historic Site.

Tahoe Heritage Foundation has formed additional partnerships with other public entities for specific projects as well.

Additional and Past partnerships include:
California Tahoe Conservancy
Glen Alpine Foundation
Sierra State Parks Foundation
Tahoe/Bikal Institute
California State Parks
City of South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Historical Society
Valhalla Tahoe


Mission Statement

The mission of the Tahoe Heritage Foundation is to preserve and protect the cultural heritage and natural history resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin through restoration, interpretation, and education.

2019 Projects TBA