USS WASHOE COUNTY LST 1165 ASSOCIATION
2015 REUNION TOURS
September 17, 2015
Coloma and Placerville Tour
$58 Per Person
Depart for Coloma at 9:00am and travel to the Gold Discovery Site, arriving around 10am. The guide will then take us on a tour of the gold discovery site, Sutter’s Sawmill, museum, and Explore Outdoor Exhibits (Chinese Store, Miner’s Cabin & Equipment). We will then depart for downtown Placerville to enjoy some shopping, lunch on your own. Placerville is a scenic and charming California gold rush town strategically located in the California Foothills. The prosperity of California’s “Gold Country” that drew gold seekers of yesterday is still being discovered today. We will depart for the hotel at 3:00pm and arrive back at 4:00pm.
Triumph & Tragedy in the “River City” Tour September 18, 2014 Tour (7Hours)
$55 Per PersonSacramento is deeply rooted in the legacy & legends of the great California Gold Rush which triggered the single greatest peacetime migration in US history. The mark of these prospectors, lawmen, outlaws and visionaries runs throughout the region. Follow in their footsteps & hear the stories of sparkling gold, the transcontinental railroad & the pony express. Also hear tales of the hardships & tragedy of the early pioneers. Drive past the Stanford Mansion, the Historic Victorian era Governor’s Mansion, Sutter's Fort, & the 40-acre International Gardens with plants & trees from around the world. The tour also includes an interior tour of the gorgeous Capitol Building that went through an extensive remodeling to bring it back to its 1870's beauty. Enjoy 3 hours on your own having lunch in Old Sacramento, or tour the California Railroad Museum for an additional $10 paid at the museum