The Nicholson Family

By Mrs. E.A. Kallman for Golden Memories 1982 We left Sweden on October 10, 1893, and arrived in Golden on November 10th. We were five children: Charlie, Frank, Johnny, Claus, and myself, Nannie. We were with our mother as our father had come out two or three years ahead of us. He met us at…

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Boat Encampment

by Colleen Palumbo The information for this blog came originally from the small newsletter called the Mica Murmur and was reprinted in the Golden Star, on Mar 3, 1966. Many visitors to the museum ask about Boat Encampment which is now completely covered by water as a result of the building of the Mica Dam. Boat Encampment is…

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The Story of Golden

by Thomas King The content of this story has been edited, to view the story in its entirety please visit the Golden Museum. Nestling just a mile above where the turbulent Kicking Horse River spills its water into the placid Columbia, and on the flat silt lands built by the flooding of these rivers in…

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