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  CA

  Alleghany

  Original Sixteen to One Mine

  356 Main Street

  PO Box 909

  Alleghany CA  95910    

  Phone  530 287-3223

  Web Site www.origsix.com/

  E-mail  mailto:corp@origsix.com

  Description  tours of oldest operating underground gold mine in US

  Type of Resource  Activity

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:  11/3/2006


Apple Valley
Victor Valley Museum
11875 Apple Valley Road
Apple Valley CA
Phone 760 240-2111
Web Site http://www.1stoptravelguide.com/calif/923xx/victorvi/museum/vvmuseum.htm
E-mail mailto:vvmuseum@charter.net
Alt Web BROKEN http://www.vvmuseum.com/
Description Mojave life, mining, seismograph, Indian, mounted animals, period rooms
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection N-Z Taxidermy
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/26/2003

California
Auburn
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
 

  CA

  Barstow

  Mojave River Valley Museum

  270  Virginia Way

  PO Box 1282

  Barstow  CA   92311    

  Phone  760 256-5452

  Web Site http://mojaverivervalleymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mrvm@verizon.net

  Description  scientific, historical & cultural heritage of the Mojave Desert since 1776

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research  Library

  New or Updated: 11/9/2006

California
Cherokee
Cherokee Museum
4226 Cherokee Road
MAIL: 10864 Montgomery St, Oroville
Cherokee CA 95965
Phone
530 533-1849
Web Site
Alt Web
www.cherokee.f2s.com/
Description  Located in old mining town, limited hours -- mining, bottles
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry  Profession Mining
Collection A-F Bottles
Collection N-Z Photography
Research Reading Archives
Owner/Operator:  Butte County Historical Society

California
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


  Mammoth Lakes

  Mammoth Museum & Historical Preserve

  5489 Sherwin Creek Road

  Mammoth Lakes  CA   93546    

  Phone  760 934-6918

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.explorer1.com/yosemite/historic.htm

  Description  log cabin displays mining equipment, local memorabilia, summer only

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or Updated:  5/13/2006


California
Mariposa
California State Mining Museum
410 Palm Avenue
Mariposa County Fairgrounds
Mariposa CA 95338
Phone 209 742-7625
Web Site http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=588
Description California mining & official state mineral collection, working model stamp mill
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection G-M Model
Owner/Operator: CA State Parks
New or Updated: 04/24/2003
 

  Mariposa

  Mariposa Museum and History Center

  5119 Jesse Street

  PO Box 606

  Mariposa  CA  95338    

  Phone 209 966-2924

  Web Site http://www.yosemitelinks.com/historycenter/

  E-mail   mailto:mmhc@sti.net

  Description  indoor recreated 1850's street, outdoor restored 5 stamp mill

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Era  1850

  New or Updated:  7/11/2007

California
Sierra City
Sierra County Historical Society
100 Kentucky Mine Highway 49 E
PO Box 260
Sierra City CA 96125
Phone 
530 862-1310
Web Site http://www.sierracounty.org/schs_home.html
Description operates Kentucky Mine Park and Museum and fully-restored gold stamp mill
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Mill
Industry Profession Mining

  Weaverville

  J J Jackson Museum and Historical Park

  708 Main Street

  PO Bpx 333

  Weaverville  CA   96093    

  Phone  530 623-5211

  Web Site http://www.trinitymuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:%20%20jake@trinitymuseum.org

  Description  local history with several buildings and research center, blacksmith,

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Mill

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Trinity County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   3/8/2007

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