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History – Gold Bug Park

Once the panning operations were not turning up much gold, hard rock mining came into being. In 1860 hard rock mining was established throughout the area and small mining companies and miners were digging their own drifts following the veins into the sides of the hills. Picture of William Craddock, first owner of Gold Bug Mine.

Gold Bug Park

The Gold Bug Mine tour includes a self-guided audio device and the use of a hardhat for adults. The tour price for adults is $9.00; youths 6 to 17 yrs. $5.00; kids 5

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Gold Bug Mine – Gold Bug Park

The Gold Bug Mine is the major historical and geological attraction in the park. An excellent example of hard rock gold mining, the Gold Bug Mine has a solid wooden floor, lighting throughout, and an air shaft providing clean cool air at all times. The mine floor is often damp depending on the season.

Priest Mine – Gold Bug Park

The Priest mine is a hard rock mine of the early 1850’s that was all hand dug. The thousands of pick marks left by the miners tell you the real story of the hard life of those that swung the pick. Follow the quartz veins back in time when gold was the master.

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The Black Oak (Clark, Davey, Dayton Consolidated) was one of the richest lode gold mines in El Dorado County. Located south of Black Oak Mine Road near the town of Garden Valley, it was originally worked as a pocket gold mine before 1934. In that year it was reopened, a

City of Placerville, California - Gold Bug Park / Mine

Location: 2635 Gold Bug Lane Placerville, CA 95667: Hours: April thru October 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Daily November thru March 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM Weekends Only (These hours apply to Gold Bug Mine, the Hendy Stamp Mill, Hattie's Museum, and the Gift Shop.

Activities – Gold Bug Park

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Visitor Info – Gold Bug Park

Gold Bug Park is located 1 mile north of Highway 50 on Bedford Avenue in Placerville, CA, at 2635 Gold Bug Lane. Get directions to the Gold Bug Park. Park Entrance, Parking, Hiking and Picnic Areas: There is NO CHARGE for entrance into the park or for day use of picnic areas and trails. Parking is FREE. Park Services Hours:

Field Trips – Gold Bug Park

Gold Bug Mine. Our main attraction! The Gold Bug Mine is the major historical and geological attraction in the park. An excellent example of hard rock mining, the Gold Bug Mine has a solid wooden floor, lighting throughout, and an air shaft providing clean cool air at all times. The mine floor is often damp depending on the season.

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“Don a hard hat, doff your claustrophobia and bring the kids to experience a real gold mine just a mile or two from Placerville Main Street. “ This is a beautiful spot to enjoy a picnic, allow children some hiking freedom and gain lots of knowledge about the Gold Rush.

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The major historical and geological attraction in Placerville's Gold Bug Park is the Gold Bug Mine, established as the Hattie in 1888 by John Dench and William Craddock. This mine is typical of neighborhood hard rock mines in the Mother Lode, but is the only one in California that is municipally-owned and open to the public.

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Jul 03, 2017  Not only will you get to see a real gold mine but you will also get to go inside with a self guided tour of this original, hard rock, gold mine in Placerville, CA. Tour for large groups also ...

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Feb 13, 2014  A 49ers-era gold mine, usually closed to the public, will open this weekend for guided tours in Placerville.Watch report: Placerville gold rush mine to offer public toursTours of the Priest Mine ...

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May 11, 2020  On the way to South Lake Tahoe, in the town of Placerville, sits the Gold Bug Mine. This mine is a fantastic stop for the whole family as it has a self-guided, real gold mine tour you can go on, a historic stamp mill, and a blacksmiths shop. If you 30 minutes to spare, I []

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the mine is located in placerville in hangtown's gold bug park, off bedford avenue less than 1 mile north of u.s. 50. comment type: development: comment: mining was probably started by william craddock and john bench in 1888. they named the mine the hattie mine after craddock's eldest daughter.

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Tucked away on Bedford Street in Placerville, you’ll discover the historic Gold Bug Mine and Park. The park is located on Big Canyon Creek, where early prospectors panned for gold after James Marshall scooped up shiny nuggets in Coloma that changed history forever back in January 1848. When the easy gold found on the surface []

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Eventually, though, the “easy money” ran out and more and more small mining companies and individuals turned to hard rock mining. Take a self-guided walking tour of the Gold Bug Mine in Placerville’s Gold Bug Park, and you’ll see how these miners dug drifts (horizontal tunnels) into hillsides to follow the veins of quartz and gold.

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Tucked away on Bedford Street in Placerville, you’ll discover the historic Gold Bug Mine and Park. The park is located on Big Canyon Creek, where early prospectors panned for gold after James Marshall scooped up shiny nuggets in Coloma that changed history forever back in January 1848. When the easy gold found on the surface []

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Eventually, though, the “easy money” ran out and more and more small mining companies and individuals turned to hard rock mining. Take a self-guided walking tour of the Gold Bug Mine in Placerville’s Gold Bug Park, and you’ll see how these miners dug drifts (horizontal tunnels) into hillsides to follow the veins of quartz and gold.

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Nov 28, 2019  2635 Gold Bug Ln, Placerville, CA 95667-4656. ... All reviews self guided tour blacksmith shop black bart mine shaft hard hats gem stones watch your head great history stamp house walking trails cool off hot summer day his life interesting place to visit entrance fee picnic area nice ... I recommend Gold Bug Mine. Date of experience: April 2019.

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Oct 10, 2010  The major historical and geological attraction in Placerville’ s Gold Bug Park is the gold mine, established as the Hattie in 1888 by John Dench and William Craddock. A lighted wooden walkway has been installed in the 352-foot drift for safety. The classic hard rock gold mine is

City of Placerville, California - Gold Bug Park Mine

About Gold Bug Park 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.

Placerville California - Western Mining History

His legacy is honored in Placerville each year at the county fair, where the local Kiwanis Club sponsors the Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races; competitors navigate a muddy obstacle course with a vintage wheelbarrow, mining pan, and sack of ore. The Vulture Mine started in 1888 along Big Canyon Creek; it was renamed Gold Bug Mine in 1926.

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Nov 28, 2019  Hangtown's Gold Bug Park: History - See 179 traveler reviews, 53 candid photos, and great deals for Placerville, CA, at Tripadvisor.

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Feb 11, 2016  Introduction to Gold Bug Park Mine in Placerville, CA. Media program June 29.

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PLACERVILLE — Hardhats in place, audio tour-app queued up, we enter the beckoning maw of the Gold Bug Mine in Hangtown, a.k.a. Placerville, sliding past slimy walls into the darkness beyond.

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Eventually, though, the “easy money” ran out and more and more small mining companies and individuals turned to hard rock mining. Take a self-guided walking tour of the Gold Bug Mine in Placerville’s Gold Bug Park, and you’ll see how these miners dug drifts (horizontal tunnels) into hillsides to follow the veins of quartz and gold.

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PLACERVILLE — Hardhats in place, audio tour-app queued up, we enter the beckoning maw of the Gold Bug Mine in Hangtown, a.k.a. Placerville, sliding past slimy walls into the darkness beyond.

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Apr 26, 2020 - This county is rich in pioneer and Gold Rush History! Want to know what brought so many out to northern California? We'll show you!. See more ideas about El dorado county, Gold

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Eventually, though, the “easy money” ran out and more and more small mining companies and individuals turned to hard rock mining. Take a self-guided walking tour of the Gold Bug Mine in Placerville’s Gold Bug Park, and you’ll see how these miners dug drifts (horizontal tunnels) into hillsides to follow the veins of quartz and gold.

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The local slate and sandstone is crossed by veins of white quartz which bears gold. This is typical, quartz is the host rock for most gold found on earth. The mines followed the most productive quartz veins. Description. Gold Bug Mine is part of Hangtown's Gold Bug Park Mine. The other sights are the Hattie Museum, Joshua Hendy Stamp Mill ...

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Gold Bug Park and Mine is a special place to learn some history of the Gold Rush period, for which El Dorado County is famous worldwide. With a focus on hard rock mining, the mine and nearby stamp mill perfectly display how a small neighborhood mining operation worked. For just $5

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Old Hangtown’s Gold Bug Park Mine sits with in the 62 acre Gold Bug Park in Placerville, California. The gold mine, stamp mill, blacksmith’s shop, and museum provide a unique look into Northern California’s Gold Rush history and the hard rock mining efforts that yielded gold from the 1860s to the 1940s when the mine closed.

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History. After the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in nearby Coloma, California, by James W. Marshall in 1848 sparked the California Gold Rush, gold mines were discovered in Mosquito Canyon. Most of the mining population settled in two different places, one being

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