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Tuolumne County California, the Playground with a Heart of Gold

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Tuolumne County

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Tuolumne County is known as "the Playland with a Heart of Gold". Tuolumne County has a myriad of playland activities, we will make an effort to give you a feel for what some of those activities are. At the center of Tuolumne County is the Goldrush.

Even though Tuolumne County has miles and miles of pastureland it is one of the steepest counties in California, beginning at about 300 feet elevation in the west to more than 12,000 feet elevation in the east.

Tuolumne County has a population of approximately 50,000 and supports 3 live theater companies.

  • Act Three Theatre is downtown Sonora and is known as the Adventurous Theatre
  • Sierra Repertory Theatre is in East Sonora
  • Fallon House Theater, in Columbia is a part of Sierra Repertory
We will bring you detailed and current information of cultural happenings in the gold country soon.

It is extraordinary how extraordinary the ordinary person is.
George F. Will

We often hear stories of the courage . . .
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The town of Columbia is owned by the state and is the only State Historic Park that is also a thriving goldrush era town with a bustling town center, restored to the splendor of the 1850's.

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If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking, Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.

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Railtown 1897 is an operating historic railroad in Jamestown, offering weekend roundhouse tours and excursions. The train still uses part of the set of Pettycoat Junction. Many movies and series television were based around the railroad. Come ride history.

Entrance | Walking | Giving back | More giving back | Sonora | More Sonora | Award | Wimpy | Columbia

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Last Update: 5/28/2004

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