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Learn about Bret Hart

Angels Camp Museum presents “The Other Author: Bret Harte” by Kim Pippa Tonnesen on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. The lecture will cover Bret Harte — a teacher, Wells Fargo Expressman, apothecary assistant, miner and world-renowned author. His experiences are woven into the multitude of stories he penned in his lifetime and include tales of the characters […]

Gold Rush for preschoolers

Angels Camp Museum is having a preschool story time and art activity for preschoolers about the Gold Rush, mining, ranching, pioneer life and California history on Friday, Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. “What Do You Do With An Idea?” is written by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom. This is the story of one brilliant idea […]

New exhibit at Angels Camp

Bring family and friends for a guided tour of the Angels Camp Museum’s spectacular collections. The knowledgeable docents are happy to tell visitors all about the Gold Country history of Angels Camp and the Mother Lode region in the Gold is Where you Find it: the Rush to Angels Camp exhibit. The guided tours of […]

Story time at Angels Camp

The Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp, is having a story time and art activity for preschoolers on Friday, Jan. 1 at 10 a.m. The book “Owl Babies” by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson will be featured. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply […]

New gold exhibition at Angels Camp Museum

The Angels Camp Museum opens its new main floor gallery exhibition, “Gold is Where You Find it: the Rush to Angels Camp” is open to the public during November on Thursday to Monday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Located on a three-acre site of the historical Angels Quartz Mine, the mission of the museum is to […]

Activities to introduce Gold Rush history

The Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp, is having a story time and art activity on Friday, Nov. 6 from 10-11 a.m. to introduce preschoolers to the Gold Rush, mining, ranching, pioneer life and California history. Hear a delightful retelling of an authentic Southern Sierra Miwok legend “Two Bear Cubs: A Miwok Legend […]

Learn about Calaveras wines

Tom Bender will speak about the “History of Wine” on Sunday, Nov. 1 from 2-3 p.m. at the Angels Camp Museum, 753 South Main St. in Angels Camp. Bender has been a culinary arts instructor at Columbia College for 38 years. He teaches introduction to wines, dining room management and restaurant business planning. Calaveras’ local wine industry got […]

Mines and mills at Angels Camp

John Hofstetter is presenting “Logging in the Mother Lode” on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2-3 p.m. at Angels Camp Museum. Hofstetter will speak on the connection between the Angels Camp mines and the lumber mills above Murphys, followed by an era of needing more box lumber than could be produced. Hofstetter was a teacher in Murphys and the principal […]

Angels Camp Museum Foundation holds appreciation celebration

Angels Camp Museum Foundation will appreciate the Native Sons of the Golden West with a ribbon cutting celebration on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. Mayor Wes Kulm will officiate. The foundation thanks the Native Sons of the Golden West (NSGW) for sponsoring 12 new outdoor interpretive signs at the Angels Camp Museum. The Historical Preservation Foundation of […]

Free admission at Angels Camp

The Angels Camp Museum, a museum that dedicates collections to inspire understanding of the gold country history of Angels Camp and the Mother Lode region, is pleased to invite the public to its biggest event of the year. Saturday in the Mines will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. It is […]

Summertime tours at Angels Camp

The Angels Camp Museum, 753 S. Main St. in Angels Camp, is pleased to invite visitors to docent-led summertime tours for the month of July. Bring family and friends for a guided tour of the museum’s spectacular collections of wagons and carriages. The knowledgeable docents are happy to tell all about the Gold Country history of […]

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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