Fun Fact #49
Chico State College became part of the state university system in 1972.



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As one of the original 27 California counties, Butte has a rich historical past. Native American lore, pioneer memorabilia, and mining and logging artifacts can be found in a number of local museums. Experience the past through Butte County.

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Bidwell Mansion , C.F. Lott Home, Chico State University
Landmarks
Bidwell's Bar, Chico Forestry Station, Chinese Temple, Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site, Hooker Oak, ISHI-Last of the Yahi, Oregon City
Museums
Butte County Pioneer Memorial Museum, Cherokee Museum, Gold Nugget Museum, Gold Trader Flat & Yuba-Feather Historical Museum, Museum of Anthropology
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Chinese Temple

Dedicated in the spring of 1863, this building served as a temple of worship for 10,000 Chinese then living here. Funds for its erection and furnishin...
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