Fun Fact #38
Move over Les Schwabb. J.R. McAlpine and L.W. Stark, blacksmiths, set 4 tires -- 3/4" x 2 1/2" wide in 26 minutes in Gridley in June 1883.



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Arts and Culture : Museums

Butte County Pioneer Museum



The Butte County Pioneer Museum was built in 1932 by the Native Sons & Daughters of the Golden West as a replica of a 49er cabin. The museum has been enlarged to hold 6,000 square feet of historic treasures. A large Native American arrowhead and basket collection, a needle made from a gold nugget, pioneer furniture and clothing (including an extensive hat and fan collection) a doll from the Donner Party, and an invitation to an 1884 hanging are among the museum's rare and valuable holdings.
Limited Handicap access.



Address:
2332 Montgomery St., Oroville

Phone: (530) 538-2529
Handicap Access:Yes



 
   
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