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Birchville/St.Columcille’s Church now a Nevada County historical landmark

July 30, 2019 – The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to announce the designation by the Board of Supervisors last Tuesday, of the County’s newest historical landmark located at 22917 Pleasant Valley Road in Birchville. For many years, Birchville was a major center of hydraulic mining on the San Juan Ridge. David Johnson, […]

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Nevada County unveils its newest historical landmark: The Historic Rough and Ready Cemetery

May 21, 2019 – The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to announce the designation by the Board of Supervisors last week, of the County”s newest historical landmark, the Rough and Ready Cemetery, located at 14472 Stagecoach Way in Rough and Ready. Established in 1850, it has been in continuous use, and contains approximately […]

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Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission to unveil new historical landmark plaque at 309 Broad Street on March 29

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 14, 2019 – The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to invite the public to its March 29 unveiling ceremony for a new plaque to be installed at 309 Broad St. in Nevada City, the site of the Golden Era Lounge. The ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm and will […]

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New Historical Landmark Plaque at North Colombia Schoolhouse Cultural Center to be unveiled Sept. 30

September 24, 2018 – The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is delighted to invite the public to its September 30th unveiling ceremony for a new plaque to be installed at the North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center, 17894 Tyler Foote Road on the San Juan Ridge. The ceremony will begin at 5:00 p.m. and will include […]

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Nevada County designates its newest historical landmark: Grass Valley’s Dr. W.C. Jones Memorial Hospital aka the Swan Levine House

October 26, 2017 – The Nevada County Historical Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce that on October 10, 2017, the Board of Supervisors accepted the Commission’s recommendation and designated as a historical landmark, the Dr. W.C. Jones Memorial Hospital, now the Swan Levine House. Originally built in 1867 by the Faheys, owners of the Allison […]

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New electronic guide to Nevada County Landmarks

September 6, 2016 – All who enjoy Nevada County history will be delighted to learn that the popular guide to the county’s historical landmarks, “Exploring Nevada County” has been updated and is now available in electronic format. Originally compiled by prominent local historian David Comstock, it has been updated by Bernard Zimmerman, the current chair […]