Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Angels Camp California Gold Country

Angels Camp is located in California’s gold country. It was founded during the Gold Rush by a shop keeper who decided he could make more money providing supplies to the gold miners and prospectors than going and looking for gold himself. He did quite well and at its apex, Angels Camp served as the home-base for over 4,000 miners.

When you get to Angles Camp, a great place to start is at the Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House. Located on South Main Street, this Museum covers three acres and displays a comprehensive collection of artifacts that speaks to the rich and diverse history of the area. You can see Gold Rush related items and more. The Museum puts on a lecture series with a monthly speaker on a topic of interest and has rotating exhibits. More about Angels Camp California