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Hidden gem of a place

We saw a sign on the road and followed it. It was such a nice surprise. So much to see and so well... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2019
ttravers
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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
Excellent Museum, Historic Jail, and School House - Alpine County Museum, Markleville

We were fortunate to see this excellent historic musuem. There is an old school, jail, and museum... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2019
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Fremont, California
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Nov 18, 2019
“Hidden gem of a place”
Oct 22, 2019
“Excellent Museum, Historic Jail, and School House - Alpine County Museum, Markleville”
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We saw a sign on the road and followed it. It was such a nice surprise. So much to see and so well done. The school has chalk drawings from the late 1800's they found under wallpaper. They are installing an ore cart and tracks in addition to all the rest already there.
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We were fortunate to see this excellent historic musuem. There is an old school, jail, and museum that has many interesting things to see. Staff is wonderful.
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We stumbled on this museum and it was so worth it. The Alpine County Museum is one of the best curated small museums I visited and I've seen many in the US and abroad. They have a jail, schoolhouse, and blacksmith shop set up on the property that creatively demonstrate the
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We happened on this by chance and decided to have a look and boy were we glad. It has an old log jail complete with metal cells which were relocated here and date back a long way. The school house is there and lots of Interesting outside bits....I can't give it all away! Inside
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