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See Mark Twain's Cabin and 25 other Gold Rush attractions."> <META NAME="keywords" content="gold panning, gold prospecting, gold, panning, Jamestown, Tuolumne, Gold Country, Kids, family, fun, history, entertainment, education, 1849, Gold Rush, Mark Twain, entertainment, edutainment, Boothill, live animals"> <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Mozilla/3.0b4Gold (Win16)"> </head> <BODY BACKGROUND="backgrnd.gif"> <CENTER> <!-- BEGIN LINKEXCHANGE CODE --> <a href="http://ad.linkexchange.com/1/X182350/gotoad.map" target="_top"> <img width=440 height=40 border=1 ismap alt="LinkExchange" src="http://ad.linkexchange.com/1/X182350/logoshowad?free"></a> <br><font size=1><a href="http://www.linkexchange.com/" target="_top"> LinkExchange Member</a></font><br> <!-- END LINKEXCHANGE CODE --> </CENTER> <BASEFONT SIZE=+1> <center><br><img src="newfront.jpg" hspace=5 vspace=5 ALIGN=RIGHT></p></center> <center><dd><b><H2><BIG>A</BIG>re <BIG>Y</BIG>ou <BIG>S</BIG>urfing the <BIG>N</BIG>et <BIG>L</BIG>ooking for an <BIG>A</BIG>dventure the <BIG>W</BIG>hole <BIG>F</BIG>amily <BIG>C</BIG>an <BIG>E</BIG>njoy?</b></H2></dd></center> <B>How about an exciting adventure in a real <BIG>California Gold Rush Town?</BIG></B> <P><DD>Take them on a gold prospecting trip to <B><I><A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/1849.html">Jimtown 1849 Gold Mining Camp</A></B></I> where they can go gold panning. They will also see <I>Mark Twain's Cabin, Boothill, Corral</I> with live animals, old gold mining equipment and *<I>Sutters Mill. <A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/25resons.htm"><B>25 attractions in all</B></I></A>. <P><DD>Gold is found on every trip of two hours or more. The guides will show you how to pan for gold. Keep all the gold you find. We have been in business, locally, for 26 years and we know where the gold is. <P><DD>Be sure and check our <A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/schl.html">School Program Page</A> or <A HREF="mailto:gold@goldprospecting.com">E-mail</A> us your postal address and we will mail you our Educational brochure for youth or school programs. You may also take the horse drawn carriage to Railtown 1897 where you can enjoy an authentic steam train ride through the scenic foothills of the gold country, where over 227 movies have been made since 1919. <P><dd>Jamestown is the gateway to the historic Mother Lode Gold country. Walk along the wooden sidewalks and you can almost hear the whispers of the townsfolk who lived here in 1850. The locals go gold panning & some shopkeepers will trade in gold. In fact, more gold is mined now than in 1849. ( Two million ounces in 1849 compared with 10.6 million ounces of gold in 1993!) <dd>This postcard perfect town is on the way to Yosemite Park and just a stone's throw from Columbia State Park which is 2 1/2 hours east of San Francisco and three hours South of Lake Tahoe on Highway 49. We have nearby river rafting, award winning wineries, countless outdoor activities. Hunt for antiques on Jamestown's Main Street. <dd><A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/1849.html">The Jimtown 1849 Gold Mining Camp</A> will play a prominent role in the upcoming Celebration of California Sesquicentennial. Thousands of students who study Gold Rush History each year visit this camp and go gold panning for real gold in the richest creek in California-and it flows through our camp. <dd>Gold Prospecting Adventures has professional prospectors who will instruct you in gold panning, sluicing and highbanking. Gold is found on every trip of two hours or more. We have been in business locally for <U>26 years</U>, we know where the gold is! <P>*under construction <center><p><b><font SIZE=+2>There's <B><FONT SIZE=+3>GOLD</FONT></B> in them there hills!</font></b> </center> <table WIDTH=100% HEIGHT=0% CELLPADDING=.5%CELLSPACING=100% BORDER=5%> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/schl.html">School Program</a></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/catalog.htm">NEW! Supplies CATALOG</A></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldpanning.com/spotlits.htm">NEW! Gold Country Spotlights</a></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/gldfacts.html">Facts About Gold</a></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/fam.html">Families Trip and Prices</a></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/whatnew.html">What's New</a></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/1849.html">Visit Our Jimtown 1849 Gold Mining Camp</a></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/map.html">Map</a></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/onroad.html">Attraction for Fairs & Special Events</a></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/favlink.html">Favorite Links</a></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/mysecret.htm">The Secret to Finding Gold</A></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><A HREF="http://www.goldprospecting.com/25resons.htm">School Field Trips</A></font></b></th> </tr> <tr> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/gldriver.html">Golden River</a></FONT></TH></font></b></th> <th ALIGN=MIDDLE><b><font SIZE=+1><a href="http://www.goldprospecting.com/tour.html">Tour Bus Destinations</a></font></b></th> </tr> </table> <p><BR><HR><TABLE BORDER=0 WIDTH=100%> <TR><TD> <p><IMG SRC="ann.jpg" ALIGN=RIGHT> <P><a href="mailto:info@goldprospecting.com"><img src="bi.gif" ALT="Click here to email us."border=0 align=LEFT> <b><font SIZE=+1>Click here to email for information. <CENTER><IMG SRC="animail.gif" ALT="Email Animation" BORDER=0></CENTER></a> </TR></TD> </TABLE> <P ALIGN=RIGHT><B>... or call Ann for more information at 209-984-4653. <BR>For reservations call 1-800-596-0009.</B> <HR> <CENTER> <BR>Gold Prospecting Adventures, LLC <BR>18170 Main Street <LI> P. O. Box 1040 <BR>Jamestown, CA 95327-1040 </a></font></b> <BR> <P><B><font SIZE=+1>209/984-4653 <BR>FAX 209/984-0711 <BR>Reservations 800/596-0009</font></b></p></center> <CENTER><P><B><font SIZE=+2>This site last updated on April 24, 1997</FONT> <P><I><FONT SIZE=+1>Be sure to check out our What's New page</I></FONT> <BR><FONT SIZE=+2>And don't miss our new <FONT COLOR=ORANGE>Gold Country Spotlights</FONT> page!</FONT></B></FONT> <BR> <A NAME="helpwanted"> <P><H2><U>HELP WANTED</U></H2></CENTER> <B>Do you enjoy gold rush history? Work well with the public? <BR><DD>We are looking for retired persons, with or without gold prospecting experience to work for us as guides at our <A HREF="1849.html">Jimtown 1849 Gold Mining Camp</A>. Email your resume to us at <A HREF="mailto:help@goldpanning.com">help@goldpanning.com</A> or Fax it to (209) 984-0711. </FONT> <P>&copy G.P.A. LLC 1997. All rights Reserved. </body> </html>