Plumas County Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Plumas County Museum
Established1971
LocationQuincy, California
Coordinates39°56′08″N 120°56′52″W / 39.9356°N 120.9477°W / 39.9356; -120.9477Coordinates: 39°56′08″N 120°56′52″W / 39.9356°N 120.9477°W / 39.9356; -120.9477
TypeHistory museum
DirectorScott Lawson
Websiteplumasmuseum.org

The Plumas County Museum is a 501(c)3 organization and historical museum located in Quincy, California. Exhibits focus on Plumas County, including the Maidu people, the California Gold Rush, the logging industry,[1] and the local community.

In addition to artifacts on display, the museum houses an archive of over 5,000 photographs, as well as documents, and a 1,000-item map collection.

The museum is owned and managed by an association, which also owns and maintains the 1878 Variel Home as well as the 1859 Goodwin Law Office, the oldest continually used law office in the state of California.[2]

History[edit]

The museum was endowed by the estate of Stella Fay Miller of Quincy, California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] From the forests to the fairgrounds
  2. ^ "Plumas County Museum" Plumas County Museum Retrieved 14 Jun 2017.