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Colfax Featured at Historical Society Meeting

There’s been an athletic rivalry between Grass Valley-Nevada City and Colfax for decades, but the two communities have been tied together for over a century-and-a-half. Jan Westmore will be the guest speaker at the Nevada County Historical Society tonight (Thursday). She’s written a book called “Images of America: Colfax”…

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Before the transcontinental railroad went through, Westmore says Colfax was known as Illinoistown and located a few miles away from its current location.  Gold and other goods would make their way through both areas…

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Westmore will be speaking tonight (Thursday) at the Madelyn Helling Library’s Gene Albaugh Community Room. Her presentation will include a lot of old photos…

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The meeting is at 7pm. Admission is free.

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