Hoberg's Historical Association

Purpose & History

Hoberg’s Historical Association is dedicated to preserving, collecting, researching and interpreting historical aspects of the rich history that is Hoberg’s Resort, as well as the surrounding Lake County Community. 


Hoberg’s Historical Association was created as a way to help the current and future generation understand the Hoberg’s and Lake County heritage through educational programs, research, archaeological projects, and the collection and preservation of fine arts, decorative arts, archaeological objects, printed and manuscript materials and maps, and historic artifacts related to the heritage of Hoberg’s Resort.


In furtherance of these aims and objectives Hoberg's Historical Association shall endeavor to carry out the following functions:


•    To develop an eco-education center that will chronicle the devastation from the High Valley and the other summer fires of 2015 that ravaged Lake County (Rocky and Jerusalem Fires)

•    To build a conference center that will allow firefighters, forest ecologists, arborists, wildlife supporters, and permaculture experts a facility to provide education and use a real world example of Hoberg’s Resort in the recovery of pine forests from wildfire decimation

•    Display exhibits with a special emphasis on attractions to educate children in forest ecology


The purposes of the association is:


•    To collect and preserve artifacts, objects, publications, photographs and other documentary materials related to local, ethnic and family history; prior to and after the Hoberg’s family settlement

•    To disseminate information about the history of the community through exhibits, educational programs and publications based on the association’s collections

•    To maintain a research library of past and current literature on the history of the resort

•    To encourage the preservation of the archaeological, historical, and architectural heritage of Hoberg’s Resort

•    To educate, mentor and inspire the local community and visitors about ecological impacts and best practices to sustain the natural environment