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Mothers Day at Empire Mine

Mother’s Day at the Empire Mine State Historic park is a special time  to celebrate mothers and grandmothers. The roses are in full bloom, the lawns are lush and green and docents in turn of the century costumes will portray the characters that owned and ran the mine and shaped Northern California’s History.  Mine volunteer, Bev Skinner says there’s a lot happening at the mine cottage.
click here to listen to Bev Skinner

The Bourn’s were the owners of the mine in the 19th Century.  In the Blacksmith shop Bill Blout says  the Smithies will be making  each mother and grandmother a diamond Ring .*

click here to listen to Bill Blout        {

They’re not real diamonds but what was called a prairie Ring in the day.  And all children are invited to  pot a plant to give to their mothers and grandmothers. They will also have food available.*

click here to listen to Bev Skinner

The Park is open from 10 a.m.  to 5 p.m.  and the events will be running from

11 a.m.-4 p.m.


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