Stirling City Historical Society
Stirling City

Stirling City Historical Society

Since 2003, the Stirling City Historical Society museum has been dedicated to showcasing the town's logging history with the Diamond Match Company. Enjoy railroad memorabilia, logging tools, and photos of the once might logging operations in the area. The museum also covers the social events of the era with collectibles from families living in Stirling City.

The museum works to preserve the past to show future generations how people lived and worked in Stirling City

More About Stirling City

In 1903, both Stirling City and the sawmill were founded to feed the Diamond Match Company's factory in Chico as well as a large chain of lumber stores in greater California.

More About the Museum

The Stirling City Historical Society museum is housed in the historic 1930s US Forest Service fire station.

The museum consists of three buildings:

  • The main museum, housed in a two-story residence;
  • a gift shop in the former USFS office;
  • and a garage for the "rusty stuff"

Open weekends Memorial Day through August by Appointment.

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