Historic Park Sites

  Name Location Contact
Calanan Park
Calanan Park Monitor and Drill Core
This hydraulic mining monitor used pressurized water to wash away hillsides…
Broad St. and Union St., Nevada City, CA 95959
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Phone: (530) 265-2496
donner memorial state park
Donner Memorial State Park/Emigrant Trail Museum
Donner Memorial State Park Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada, Donner…
12593 Donner Pass Rd. Truckee, CA 96161
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Phone: (530) 582-7892
grass valley memorial park
Grass Valley Memorial Park
Memorial Park is a 7.6-acre Community Park with a swimming pool, tennis courts,…
415 Central Ave., Grass Valley, CA 95945
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Phone: (530) 274- 4350
Memorial Park Gold Panning
Hardrock Gold Mining
An estimated $500 million in gold has been mined with in a one-mile radius of…
415 Central Ave., Grass Valley, CA 95945
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Phone: (530) 274- 4350
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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
Created in 1965, Malakoff Diggins preserves the exciting and controversial story…
23579 North Bloomfield Road Nevada City, CA 95959
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Phone: (530) 265-2740
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Miners Picnic at Empire Mine
The first Miners Picnic was held in 1895 to raise money for miners’ widows…
Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 E. Empire St. Grass Valley 95945
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Phone: (530) 273-8255
Empire Mine Gardens.
Mother’s Day Springtime Event
Make your mom feel special with two free surprise gifts! Enjoy fountains, rose…
Empire Mine State Historic Park, 107912 E. Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945
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Phone: (530) 273-8522
Otts Assay Office
Ott’s Assay Office
Ott’s Assay Office is said to have had $27 million in gold pass through its…
130 Main Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
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Five Stamp Mill
Pelton Wheel and Five-Stamp Mill
The mill was built in 1853 and used to crush ore at the Fortuna Mine. The Pelton…
Main Street, Nevada City California 95959
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Red Ledge Stamp Mill
Red Ledge Stamp Mill
This three-stamp mill was donated to the city of Grass Valley by the Red Ledge…
Main Street and Auburn Street, Grass Valley, CA 94945
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