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Living History and Demonstration Day

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$8
Woman weaving wool at Marshall Gold State Historic Park, Coloma, El Dorado County

Living History + Demonstration Day | March 14, 2020

Join the living history activities from 10 am – 2 pm at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma. During this event, you’ll:

  • Relive the winter of 1849 and share the struggles of the miners as they slogged through the wet winter.
  • Learn about the travails of the overland journey at the wagon barn.
  • Visit the camp cooks for a lesson on Dutch oven cooking.
  • Pan for gold or make a poke to carry your treasures.
  • Visit the millworkers’ cabin to hear tales of the gold discovery and the building of Sutter’s Mill

At 1:00 pm join our demonstration day activities as we explore processing wool for spinning into yarn! You’ll

  • Watch as we shear a sheep.
  • Get hands-on experience in processing and dying the wool in preparation for spinning.
  • Join us April 11 as we spin the wool into yarn!

For more information on Living History activities and events, visit the Marchall Gold Discovery SHP website.

Details

Date:
March 14
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$8
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Website:
http://parks.ca.gov/marshallgold

Organizer

Marshall Gold Discovery SHP
Phone:
530-622-3470
Email:
jerrie.beard@parks.ca.gov

Venue

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
310 Back Street
Coloma, CA 95613 United States
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Phone:
(530) 622-3470
Website:
http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=484