A couple browsing displays inside the Bernhard Museum

Your Ultimate Guide to the Bernhard Museum

Have you ever heard of a man named Bernhard Bernhard? The chances of that are unlikely if you’ve never been to the Bernhard Museum. And, believe us when we say that it is well worth a visit. This seemingly small attraction is bursting at the seams with history and fascinating tales. We’ll give you a …
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A dog named Sam enjoying the pond

5 of the Treasures Waiting for You at Gold Bug Park

January 24th, 1848, was a day that changed the course of history in California forever. Gold was discovered! It wasn’t long before people flocked to Placerville, CA, formerly known as Old Dry Diggins and Hangtown. They had high hopes and gilded dreams, and Gold Bug Park offered an opportunity for them to strike it rich. …
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Man panning for gold with a few nuggets

What You Need to Know About the Fountain & Tallman Museum in Placerville

El Dorado County is home to a rich history, and the Fountain & Tallman Museum in Placerville is your ticket to a journey through the fascinating timeline! The photographs and artifacts inside bring remarkable stories to life from the California Gold Rush and beyond. Step inside for insight into the life of miners during the …
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4 Best Places for California Gold Rush History

California Gold Rush history can be experienced in 4 top-notch museums in Coloma and Placerville, California, right near Eden Vale Inn. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park California Gold Rush history is the center of Coloma, California, where James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter’s Mill. The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park has a great museum, outdoor …
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