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Auburn
California
Gold Country Museum
1273 High Street
Auburn CA 95603
Phone 530 889-6500
Web Site http://www.auburn-california.com/museums.html
Description working stamp mill, mine shaft, replica mining settlement, indoor stream for gold panning
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush
Industry /Profession Mining

Blairsden
Plumas-Eureka State Park
1030 E Lavaca
Blairsden CA
Phone
530 836-2380
Web Site
http://parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=507
Description
5500 acre park with hiking and skiing, focus on museum in former miner's bunkhouse, Mohawk Stamp mill, demonstrative blacksmith, mine office, and stable
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Building Type Mill
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush

Coloma
California
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
310 Back Street
Coloma CA 95613
Phone 530 622-3470
Web Site http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=484
Alt Web http://www.windjammer.net/coloma/
Description museum. Replica of sawmill & historic buildings at the place where gold was first found
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus History Resource
Building Type Sawmill
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush

  Downieville

  Downieville Museum

  330 Main Street

  PO Box 484

  Downieville  CA 95936    

  Phone   530 289-3423

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.sierracounty.org/pages/county/county.html

  Description  local memorabilia with focus on Gold Rush era

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Store

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Gold Rush

  Era  1862

  New or Updated:   9/8/2004
 

California
Forbestown
Yuba-Feather Musem & Gold Trader Flat
19096 New York Flat Road
Forbestown CA 95941

Phone
530 675-1025
Web Site
http://www.yfhmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:yfhamuseum@bigvalley.net
Description Recreated Gold Rush era Village and museum, with stores, mining structures, Maidu village, photographic display
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Field of Study Gold Rush
Collection N-Z Photography
Group Identity Native American

Julian
Eagle & High Peak Mines
2320 C Street Ext
PO Box 624
Julian CA 92036
Phone
760 765-0036
Web Site http://www.julianfun.com/Tourist/todo/All.htm
Alt Web http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/teachers/dservetter/JulianA.htm
Description hour long tours through gold mine, tools machinery, gold panning demonstration, rock and mineral display
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus Industrial
Field of Study/Science Facility Gold Rush
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection G-M Machinery
Era 1870
New or Updated: 04/19/2003

Kernville
California
Kern Valley Museum
49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville CA 93238
Phone 760 376-6683
Web Site http://www.kernvalley.com/news/museum.htm
Description varied aspects of local past, including use as a location for movie westerns from the '30s to the '50s, Tubatulabal tribe, mining, ranching, and lumbering
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush
Industry /Profession Movies
Group Identity Native American

Paradise
Gold Nugget Museum
502 Pearson Road
PO Box 940
Paradise CA 95969
Phone 530 872-8722
Web Site http://www.paradisedirect.com/goldnugget/
Description focus on gold rush, living history activities summer weekends
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush

Sacramento
California
Wells Fargo History Museum
400 Capitol Mall
Sacramento CA
Phone 916 440-4161
Web Site http://www.wellsfargohistory.com/museums/index.html
Description stagecoach, gold rush history
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush

Wells Fargo History Museum Old
1000 2nd Street
Sacramento CA
Phone 916 440-4263
Web Site http://www.wellsfargohistory.com/
Description gold rush story
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush

San Francisco
California
Museum of the City of San Francisco
PMB 423
945 Taraval Street
San Francisco CA 94116
Phone 415 928-0289
Web Site www.sfmuseum.org/
Description located in the San Francisco City Hall
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush
Collection N-Z Photography

 

Dahlonega
Georgia
Dahlonega Courthouse Gold Museum SHS
Public Square
Dahlonega GA 30533
Phone 706 864-2257
Web Site http://www.dahlonega.org/museum/goldmuseum.html
Description Georgia Gold Rush predated California by 20 years, 1836 courthouse tells history of mining in Georgia, lives of prospectors, locally minted gold coins
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Courthouse
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush
Industry /Profession Mining
Era 1830
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