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Black Bart Revisits Butte County at the Gold Nugget Museum

Hang on to yer hats and yer pocket watches, Black Bart's back in town!

The infamous outlaw who held up more than two dozen stagecoaches, including two right here in our beautiful Butte County, will be holding the audience captive at the Gold Nugget Museum. Join us as we listen to some true tales of the nearby Wild West, brought to vivid life by Black Bart and the Wells Fargo Chief Detective James Hume who followed him for years!

August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  

Gold Nugget Museum
502 Pearson Rd
Paradise, CA 95969
 (530) 872-8722

The two-act historical re-enactment of the “Lifetimes of Black Bart”
Black Bart & James Hume will be portrayed by Lee Dummel, “Old West” historian, researcher and re-enactor of historical outlaws and lawmen of the 1800s.

Bring yer friends and yer kin! (But leave yer strongboxes at home.) Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Donations are gratefully accepted and help support the museum, exhibits, and the wonderful events and programs throughout the year. 

Questions? Stop by the museum, give us a holler at 872-8722, or message us on Facebook or email (

See y'all there!

Gold Nugget Museum

The Gold Nugget Museum was incorporated as Gold Nugget Days Inc. in 1973. Its mission is to preserve and protect the Ridge heritage through the collection and display of local artifacts, and with co…

502 Pearson Rd
Paradise, CA 95969
 (530) 872-8722

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