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Three Local Non-profit State Park Organizations Make Progress on Consolidation

Grass Valley, Calif. May 30, 2019 – Park association representatives from the Empire Mine Park Association (EMPA), South Yuba River Park Association (SYRPA) and the Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins (FNBMD) met recently to advance the complex process of consolidating their charters and support work on behalf of the three state parks in […]

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Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park Celebrates Humbug Day June 8, 2019

NEVADA CITY, Calif. May 22, 2019 – The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins are hosting the 53rd anniversary of the establishment of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park June 8, 2019. This annual celebration (originally called Homecoming) known as Humbug Days commemorates California’s golden olden days with volunteers in period costume interpreting the historic […]

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Sierra Gold State Parks Cooperating Associations Contemplate New Support Entity

Grass Valley, Calif. January 30, 2019 – Ten representatives from Western Nevada County’s three state parks’ cooperating associations gathered together on a brilliant Sunday, united in their desire to forge a stronger and more sustainable organization to support the educational and interpretive mission of State Parks. Delegates from Empire Mine Park Association, South Yuba River […]

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Discover Malakoff! Historic Cemetery Tour & Stories around the Campfire Set for October 13, 2018

October 8, 2018 – The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins and California State Parks Sierra Gold sector have scheduled a very special Discover Malakoff! event for Saturday, October 13, from 4-7 pm. This interpretive program, the latest in the Discover Malakoff! monthly series, is specially designed to bring new visitors to this remote […]

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Malakoff’s French Connection Festival on Sept. 8

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, Nevada County, Calif. August 30, 2018 – Have you ever wondered about the abundance of French place names in the local geography (French Corral, French Camp, French Gulch, French Meadow)? Did you ever wonder why “Malakoff”, a very Russian-sounding name, was attached to the gold mine at North Bloomfield? Come […]

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Discover Malakoff! Morning Hike with Mark August 11

July 19, 2018 – The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins present August’s Discover Malakoff! special outing—A Morning Hike with Mark. This interpretive program, the latest in the Discover Malakoff’! monthly series, is specially designed to bring new visitors to this remote state park throughout the entire year to ignite interest and support for […]

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Discover Malakoff! Re-Scheduled Historic Cemetery Tour on April 14

April 4, 2018 – The Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins, in cooperation with the Sierra Gold Sector of California State Parks, have re-scheduled the snowed-out Historic Cemetery tour with Chris Ward*, author of Cemeteries of the Western Sierra, to April 14, 2018. Due to the popularity of the earlier-scheduled event, two 90-minute afternoon […]

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Malakoff’s French Connection Festival: Historic Research Sparks Artistic Surge

Nevada City, Calif. August 23, 2017 – When archeologist Mark Selverston embarked on his 2014 investigation of the French contributions and historical presence at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, he couldn’t have known the eventual impact of his team’s findings. The State Park-sponsored study sheds a light on a still-little-known corner of Nevada County, to reveal compelling stories of ingenuity, hardship, discovery, […]