Columbia Historical Landmark

Columbia Historical Landmark

Take a ride on the Wells Fargo Stagecoach through Columbia State Park

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The small town and historical landmark of Columbia is located just outside of Sonora right off Highway 49.  Columbia State Historic Park is about as close as you can get to experiencing the look and feel of an actual gold rush town featuring the largest single collection of existing gold rush-era structures in the state. Today you can still experience the feelings of an old mining town, on weekends you will find people walking the streets and merchants dressed in 1850’s attire, a vintage Bowling alley and a real blacksmith shop. A popular attraction and sight is that of a stagecoach pulling into town! Yes you can see and even ride a stage coach with real horses and actors to make the experience even more real.  You can Pan for gold and enjoy the history of California’s gold rush while your here.  Be sure to stop in at the gift shop by the Gold Panning station to get a surprise gift bag or any number of other treasures available in this unique store. Columbia is a great place to spend a few hours and enjoy the sights and activities, have lunches or stop to just relax. With Free admission, free parking, and even some  free guided tours of the town by docents. You will surely enjoy visiting Columbia

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