Columbia State Historic Park, Columbia

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Must see · State Park · Historic Site
Columbia State Historic Park, also known as Columbia Historic District, is a state park unit and National Historic Landmark District preserving historic downtown Columbia, California, United States. It includes almost 30 buildings built during the California Gold Rush, most of which remain today. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1961.
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  • We came by on the recommendation of a local. There were only a few buildings opened at this time, but a lot of information was available on the walk along the boardwalk. The museum was nice and the....  more »
  • great experience for the family or adults- step into history here. Kids can dip candles, listen to the blacksmith, sip home brew saspirilla  more »
  • If you are a fan of the old west and pioneering life, this is a must visit destination. They run a preserved historic town from the schoolhouse museum to the jail, general store, station, blacksmith, hotel, etc. And the staff are in traditional clothing of the early gold rush. This is a place to look for antiques, old fashioned candies, and fun for every age. I highly recommend seeing a play, taking the stagecoach, taking high tea, and mining for gold out at the mining shack.
  • So much history preserved here! Had a great time panning for gold and a tasty lemonade to end the day. I liked that the streets were closed off so I didn’t have to worry about cars with my 2 year old.
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