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Print Shoppe

Gold Nugget Museum

The print shoppe depicts a typical print shop of the late 1800s.

January 01, 1983 - January 01, 2020

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

We like to think of the printer of newspapers in the 1850s as starting the Gold Rush by sending the news of gold discovery around the world. This display depicts a typical print shop of the late 1800s.

This display includes antique printing equipment and supplies, presses, a paper cutter, a font cabinet (full of fonts in several styles), a granite make-up table and a small hand press that can be used by visitors on special occasions.  It is interesting that all of this heavy equipment has now been replaced by a computer and printer that fit on your desk at home.

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…

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