Strolling Through Columbia State Historic Park in California's Sierra Nevada - Travel Destinations - News and Articles
seetheglobey | December 10, 2007 at 10:48 amby
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The park was once known as the Gem of the Southern Mines. Between the 1850s and 1870s over one half billion dollars in gold (at today s value) was mined in the area. For a time, Columbia was the second largest city in California.