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Unwind and Enjoy: Music in the Meadow Funds Coarsegold Museum

COARSEGOLD—The Coarsegold Historic Museum is truly a local historic treasure. Treasures don’t support themselves, however, so each spring for the last nearly two decades the site has held “Music in the Meadow.” The festive Music in the Meadow annual event serves as a great way to spend a spring afternoon dancing and connecting with neighbors, friends, and new friends from ...

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History Mystery #118: Cast Iron Object From 1859

Image of a mystery cast iron object from 1859.

Submitted by Karen Morris, Coarsegold Historical Society Chairperson COARSEGOLD — This object belongs to one of the members of the Coarsegold Historical Society. It is made of cast iron and has three separate pieces. There is a patent date April 17, 1849. It was made in 1859. We are looking for any information to pass along to them. The Coarsegold ...

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History Mystery #114: The Fine Gold Saloon

Image of a sign from the Fine Gold Saloon.

Submitted by Connie Popelish, North Fork History Group. In a 2013 interview, Bill Vanderburg told the North Fork History Group about a saloon on the east side of Road 200 that was built to straddle Fine Gold Creek. He said it was a bar and dance hall with Fine Gold Creek flowing underneath it. Then some years later, the building ...

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History Mystery #113: Carved Wooden Tools

Image of antique carved wooden tools.

Submitted by Karen Morris, CHS President.  These are carved tools made out of wood. They were recently donated to the Coarsegold Historic Museum. Do you know what they were used for or how old they might be? The one standing upright has holes in the bottom but the bottom is covered in felt. You can comment here or at chs@sti.net ...

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History Mystery #108: The North Fork Recreation Center

Image of a lake.

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Boosters owns and operates the North Fork Recreation Center, hosting community events and renting out to community organizations and private parties. Among the many events held at this venue is the Summer Youth Program that has been running for over 60 years. The Summer Youth Program is Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m. during ...

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History Mystery #107: Mystery Metal Object

Image of an unknown mystery object.

By Karen Morris, President of Coarsegold Historic Museum This is a new item that we have on display at the Coarsegold Historic Museum. It is metal. Do you know what it was used for? Possibly the time frame it was used? Please leave your comments here or on our Facebook page or e-mail us  at chs@sti.net. Our winter hours are ...

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Music In The Meadow At Coarsegold Museum

COARSEGOLD – Get ready to rock at the 14th annual Music in the Meadow, held on the grounds of the Coarsegold Museum, and organized as a benefit for the nonprofit by the Coarsegold Historic Society. From noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jun. 2, The Executive Rockers will perform a mix of oldies, classic rock, 80s and country. Admission is $10 per person, ...

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