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Red Bluff 2013

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Red Bluff 2013 13 Red Bluff to-do list Museums Red Bluff Fire Station Museum The Station One museum features a little bit of everything chronicling the last century of the Red Bluff Fire Department, including Putty Putt, a 1918 White Fire Engine and other memorabilia. 835 Cedar St. Th, 9 a.m. to noon 527-0234 Gaumer���s Mineral Museum Gaumer���s Mineral Museum is a showcase for gems, minerals and semi-precious stones as well as Native American artifacts, fossils and carvings. The collection is a display of items gathered by the Gaumer family throughout the past 100 years. The highlight of the museum is a reenacted mining scene, complete with a hydraulic mining cannon, a mining car and an ore crusher. 78 Belle Mill Road M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 527-6166 Red Bluff Round-Up Museum While Red Bluff celebrates the Round-Up once a year, the spirit of the event is kept alive all year long at the Red Bluff Round-Up Museum. On display are photos, exhibits and other items related to the event. 670 Antelope Blvd. Th, F, Sa, 1-4 p.m., 528-1477 Ide Adobe State Historic Park This state park nestled in the heart of Red Bluff is dedicated to former President of the Bear Flag Republic, William B. Ide. While the Republic only stood for 22 days, Ide Adobe remains a historical site where visitors can see the 1850s come to life. The park consists of a one-room building made of adobe bricks along with a carriage shed, a blacksmith shop and a small visitors center. Visitors are welcome any time throughout the year to experience craft demonstrations and events showcasing California life in the 1850s. 21659 Adobe Road, Daily, 8 a.m.-sunset, 529-8599 Tehama County Museum The county museum houses relics from the past, interpretive displays and recrations of various interiors. Of note is the collection highlighting Tehama County���s ranching heritage. 275 C St. in Tehama, 384-2595 Parks Red Bluff River Park The river park along the banks of the Sacramento River is the place to be during the summer to listen to bands, watch Fourth of July Fireworks or take a dip in the city pool. McGlynn Pool and a Kids��� Pool are open to tots and their parents during summer months. The park also has a bike path that is lit at night. The park has a boat ramp, picnic area, playground and community barbecue. 100 Main St., 527-8177 Dog Island Golf Samuel Ayers/Dog Island Park offers a free disc golf course in a river front setting. Main Street, just north of Downtown Dawn to dusk daily Victorians Red Bluff is known by many as ���the Victorian city on the river,��� a place where the Victorian West lives on. Victorian homes built from the 1860s through the early 1900s stand just as they did more than a century ago. Along the streets of Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Lincoln, Johnson, Oak, Elm, Ash, Pine, Sycamore and Walnut, there exists a living legacy of Victorian homes. All private residences, a tour of Historic Red Bluff features more than a dozen majestic Victorian homes. There is also a variety of Victorian churches in Red Bluff that are still worshiped in today. St. Peter���s Episcopal Church on Jefferson and Elm streets was designed by Ernest Coxhead in 1892 with his typical doll house size and shingle sheathing. Some of the most lovely Victorian homes are throughout historic Red Bluff and include: Cobblestone Victorian c. 1862 Ide Adobe c. 1850 Sacred Heart Catholic Church c. 1906 John Brown���s Widow���s Home c. 1865 Kelly-Griggs House Museum c. 1880 Estate Style Victorian c. 1880. St. Peter���s Episcopal Church c. 1892 Mansard Victorian c. 1878 Late Queen Anne Victorian c. 1900 Orthodox Inspired Victorian c. 1898 Carpenter Gothic c. 1870 Early Queen Ann Victorian c. 1890 First Christian Church c. 1900 Cubical Victorian c. 1880 Italianate Victorian c. 1870

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