“Old Days in Butte” , A great book that talks about many places in Butte County. Ever heard the name of a place in Butte County that doesn’t exist anymore? Chances are this book will tell you where it was. Written in the 1940’s by Florence Boyle, this is a collection of articles she wrote for the local paper while hiking all over Butte County. Florence was an advid researcher and writer. It is a must book for the person wanting to discover the county’s rich history. Consider it the dictionary of Butte County’s historical locations and prominent people.
“The Road To Cherokee”, a well written historical fiction that gives you a very accurate feel for the events that brought a stop to hydraulic mining in the 1880’s.
Both books are an easy read and very entertaining and informative!
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