Welcome to Columbia!
In early 1850, nuggets weighing 30
pounds were picked up by a few
miners in just a couple days. More
than 5,000 prospectors stormed
in by the end of the next month!
Using placer mining techniques,
they created one of the highest
yielding spots in gold country.
It is a very popular sight. Don't
not miss the chance to stop and
walk through the town. You can ride
a horse, a stagecoach, get a picture
taken, hear great bluegrass music and
enjoy some fantastic food. For more
information, click on Columbia.
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