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Cattle brands lecture at Angels Camp Museum

Guest speaker, Patrick Taylor will present his “Cowboys and Their Ranches: Cattle Brands” lecture at the Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp, on Sunday, April 19 from 2-3 p.m. Taylor will speak about the history of the brand department, why ranchers brand and why brands are so important to the livestock industry. […]

Angels rail lecture

Dave Connery will present a lecture “Angels Branch of the Sierra Railway” on Sunday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Angels Camp Museum’s Carriage House, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp. In early 1897, the Sierra Railway set out to build a railroad to Angels Camp and several other locations, not completing the […]

Lecture and book signing by Sylvia Sun Minnick

Sylvia Sun Minnick will conduct a lecture and book signing on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1:30 p.m. at the Angels Camp Museum in the Museum’s Carriage House, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp. Light refreshments will be served. Abandoned as an infant and raised as a refugee in Japanese-occupied Malaya during World War II, Sun Minnick’s inauspicious […]

Angels Camp presents winter activities

Would you like to introduce your preschooler to the Gold Rush, mining, ranching, pioneer life and California history? Come join to the Angels Camp Museum for storytelling and an art activity. Times are 10-11 a.m. on the following Mondays: Nov. 17 “American Indian Heritage” and Dec. 15 “Dreaming of Trains.” These programs are free for preschoolers and […]

Learn about ‘The Cashmere Experience’

“The Cashmere Experience,” a lecture presented by Talibah Al-Rafiq will be hosted by the Angels Camp Museum on Thursday, Nov.13. in the museum’s Carriage House. California Cashmere Company founded in 1990, is located in the Sierra Foothills of Calaveras County. The company does business internationally offering custom dehairing, brokering of fine cashmere, fiber grading, wholesale apparel […]

Discover the history of the olive’s golden oil

Discover the history of olives in California’s Gold Country with a lecture, book signing and olive tasting featuring authors Salvatore Manna and Terry Beaudoin, the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is “Olives in California’s Gold Country” by Manna and Beaudoin. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of […]

Tour Angels Camp Museum

The Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main St. in  Angels Camp, invites the public to its spring tours 2014 — for the entire month of April. Bring family and friends for a guided tour of the museum’s spectacular collections of wagons and carriages. Knowledgeable educators are happy to tell visitors all about the gold country history […]

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