Save the Empire Mine State Historic Park

We, the undersigned, are dismayed by the recent action by a Senate subcommittee of the Legislature recommending the Empire Mine State Historic Park be sold. The State of California should instead be honoring and properly funding this especially historic monument of the Gold Rush era, which led to the creation of our State and made California
known throughout the world. This historic beautiful park needs to remain in the State Park system for future generations to see and understand the role the Gold Rush played in world history.


  • Cedar DO NOT SELL!!!!!!

  • Alison Dowd This place is an important piece of U.S. history and a focal point of Nevada County. Don't sell it! Keep

  • Sheila K-L I volunteered at the mine in 1977, when I first moved to Nevada County. It gave me a very strong love of the history of this marvelous community! It would be very sad to lose that!

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    Marin Camille Hood

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    Christopher Somers

    5 months ago Comments: Our family visits this park multiple times per year. It definitely belongs in the State Park system. Please do what needs to be done to keep it that way!
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    Amy Ross

    5 months ago Comments: I was born and raised in Nevada County....this is our heritage!! Do not sell it!!!!!! It belongs to the people!
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