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Firehouse Number #1 is perhaps the most-photographed building in Nevada City. It was built in 1861 to house Nevada Hose Company No. 1 and has been a museum since 1947.

The museum, operated by the Nevada County Historical Society, offers a limited look at mining and more extensive relics of the Donner Party, Nisenan and Maidu Indians, pioneer clothing and furnishings, and a complete altar from a Chinese Joss House (temple) that was at one time located in Grass Valley's Chinatown.

The Museum is open 7 days a week from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Location: 214 Main Street, Nevada City California 95959 Telephone 530-265-5468

Other History nearby:
(Grass Valley) Adams Express & Stage Company Building
(Georgetown) Bayley House
(Grass Valley) Bon Allure Building
(Oroville) Butte County Pioneer Museum
(Nevada City) Calanan Park Monitor and Drill Cove
(Chico) Chico Museum


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