History & Culture

The cultural history of Death Valley


The Timbisha, miners, Death Valley Scotty, and little known histories.

An old wooden mining structure in a desert landscape.


A number of places are important to the history and culture of this area.

A train of mules, in pairs, leading a wooden wagon through a desert landscape.


The stories of Death Valley's past are rich and fascinating. Read more here!


Last updated: June 24, 2018

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