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Columbia
ASSAY OFFICE
This tiny room includes a replica of a circa 1860 furnace for assaying gold and for heating it in a retort for purifying it and pouring it into a mold.
For a little more info: Assay Office
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm.
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Columbia
COLUMBIA JAIL
Circa 1860 jail, with two cells. Walk inside.
For a little more info: Columbia Jail
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm.
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Columbia
JUSTICE COURT
Exhibit shows the Columbia Justice Court courtroom as it appeared in the 1850s.
For a little more info: Justice Court
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm. Open 1 hour later in summer.
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Columbia
JOHNSON'S LIVERY
Exhibit shows a historic livery stable ("Horses bought, sold, & traded") with examples of horse-drawn carriages inside.
For a little more info: Johnson's Livery
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm.
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Columbia
COLUMBIA MUSEUM
Exhibits under glass show photos and artifacts from early Columbia on various topics, including schools, women in the mines, banking, gambling, hard rock mining, gold panning, the Chinese, and Native Americans. Free 22 minute video of park shown in rear.
For a little more info: Columbia Museum
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm.
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Columbia
A. N. FISHER & CO. STAGE OFFICE
Walk in to see exhibit of 1850s stagecoach line office. Buy tickets here for stagecoach rides around Columbia. Fares: Child/Senior: inside $5, shotgun $8. Adult/teen: inside $6, shotgun $9. Stagecoaches run 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 10am-4pm Mon-Thurs and 10am-5pm Fri-Sun. In March, April, May, Sept & Oct stagecoaches run Fri Sat Sun 11am-4pm. In Jan, Feb, Nov & Dec stagecoaches run 11am-4pm on Sat & Sun only. (Weather permitting.)
For a little more info: A. N. Fisher & Co. Stage Office
HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-4pm.
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