Monday, March 19, 2018

Geology and Mining History - Classes begin Thurs Apr 19

A class on the geology and mining history of Mother Lode gold deposits, as instructed by Eric Costa
Thursday Evenings, 5:30pm-8:30pm, April 19th and April 26th
Optional Field Trip held on Saturday, April 28th
 The Hub (206 B Main St, Jackson)
$25 for 2 classes (3 hours each) and additional $10 for optional field trip
For more information, please contact ACRA by phone (209-223-6349),
e-mail ( ), or Facebook (

Beginning Genealogy & Family History - Classes begin Wed Apr 11

Want to know more about the history of your relatives? Learn how with a class on Beginning Genealogy & Family History! This class is instructed by local historian and genealogist, Barbara McMahon.
Wednesdays, April 11th – May 16th, 5:30pm-7:00pm
The Hub (206 B Main St, Jackson)
$60 for 6-week course
For more information, please contact ACRA by phone (209-223-6349),
e-mail ( ), or Facebook (

Thursday, February 22, 2018

2nd Saturday Guided Tours at Sutter Creek’s Historic Knight Foundry

Discover the compelling history that is historic Knight Foundry - America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop and a premier relic of Mother Lode gold mining history. Join us for one of our Guided Tours on the second Saturday of every month.

The next few tour dates are March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9. No reservations are necessary. Tours begin at 10 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older, $5 for students age 5-17, free for children under 5.

Knight Foundry hats, T-shirts, aprons, and more are also on sale, along with Pinkerton Foundry patterns. 

Knight Foundry
81 Eureka Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Knight Foundry Plaques Dedication - Sat Mar 10

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will be rededicating their Mechanical Engineering Historical Landmark plaque that was first placed at the Foundry site in 1994.

The Native Sons of the Golden West (NSGW) will be dedicating the new plaque honoring all of the Native Sons who have passed through Knight Foundry, and to commemorate the NSGW support for the preservation of the site.

The ceremony will take place at 11am. The public is invited. Tours of the site will be also be available at 10am, 12noon and 2pm.