Cherokee California in Butte county, a 1850's Gold town. just off highway 70 near Oroville,Ca. 95965

Spring Time on Table Mountain      THE Cherokee Story part1      Part2      Part3

Cherokee Museum Visit Museum Here       Miners store      Painting of Cherokee 1880

  Caboose next to Museum & saloon.  Wells Fargo and assay office burned 1947.

Miner's home next to Wells Fargo   Old Post Office next door to Miner's home.

State Historical Marker, first diamonds in U.S. were found here while mining for gold. Town had over 1000 residents at one time. Most of the town was destroyed by fire in 1947.

 HayesHall.JPG (144300 bytes)  President Hayes Hall                          Blacksmith.JPG (147733 bytes)Whats left of the blacksmith shop


Cherokee School built 1825                  School Bell in front of school

View of Table Mountain from across the street from the school house.

. Sugar loaf mountainHydrolic1.JPG (188031 bytes)Effects of hydrolicingHydrolic.JPG (156058 bytes)click on thumbnail.

Cemetery started in1856. Vinton family crypt.                Ventonyard.JPG (110403 bytes)Venton home site today

Jenkin Morgan lost 2 wives, 1872 &1879 both 23.    Morgan1.JPG (194831 bytes)The Morgan home site today

The Jones lost 2 sons 1885 age6 1890 age9.      Thomas McDaniel 1869 age 11 Life was hard and short in Cherokee in the 1800's But is a beautiful place to retire in the new Millennium

More Cherokee History Here               

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