gold brought phenomenal numbers of people into california in 1849. placerville was a hotbed of miners and the gold bug mine was pick-axed into history just a short drive from sacramento.
placerville calif. (ap) — the wild west spirit of california’s gold rush is living on in a dispute between government agencies and a sierra nevada landowner. joseph hardesty and his partners
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step back in time and visit the gold bug park which is located one mile north of hwy 50 off bedford avenue. enjoy gold panning the historic stamp mill self-guided and guided tours two miles of hiking trails and the hattie museum and gift shop.
hotels near hangtown's gold bug park: (3.12 mi) best western plus placerville inn (1.07 mi) historic cary house hotel (1.05 mi) glenmorey country house (0.74 mi) the seasons bed and breakfast (1.5 mi) national 9 inn; view all hotels near hangtown's gold bug park on tripadvisor.
think hiking biking gemstone mining exploring caverns steam trains historic sites festivals street fairs and of course panning for gold. the mother lode which spurred the gold rush runs through el dorado county so it should come as no surprise that gold panning is a popular activity here.
you'll step back in time when you enter the gold bug mine! it's a real gold mine from the gold rush days. explore the gold bug and the mining museum. find your riches in the gem panning trough. be sure to visit our historic stamp mill and working blacksmith shop.
downtown cambi brown pt. 8downtown cambi brown is at her last stop in the town of placerville! tell us where she should check out next week! 15 hours ago. -gold oak union mine (all schools)-gold trail union school district (sutter’s mill and gold trail school are closed)