Tuolumne City Memorial Museum
Tuolumne, which was originally known as Summerville, and later Carters, was the site of the West Side's large sawmill, which operated from 1899 until the 1960s, when it burned during a labor strike. The company also operated an extensive narrow-gauge railroad into the Sierra to bring logs to the mill. Standard-gauge tracks of the well-known Sierra Railroad came to Tuolumne to take finished lumber to market.
Some trestles and other remnants of the logging railroad still exist, and the museum organizes annual field trips into the woods to visit such sites.
The museum has a number of exhibits chronicling the lives of prominent citizens of the area, including a collection of family Bibles and historic cemetery records.
- "Tuolumne City Memorial Museum," MyMotherLode.com website (http://www.mymotherlode.com/community/destination/3364/Tuolumne-City-Memorial-Museum.html), retrieved 9-23-2011.
- "Tuolumne City Memorial Museum," MuseumsUSA.com website (http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1153072), retrieved 9-22-2011.
- Kauppi, Art, "Annual Field Trip Will Travel to Site of West Side's Camp 44, Active in 1940's," Tuolumne City Memorial Museum Newsletter, pp. 1-2, Summer, 2011, Tuolumne, CA.
- "Historic Cemetery Records are Legacy of Local Genealogist and Librarian Joyce Crawford," Tuolumne City Memorial Museum Newsletter, p. 11, Summer, 2011, Tuolumne, CA.