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Cloverdale Reveille
Cloverdale, California
June 4, 1980     Cloverdale Reveille
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June 4, 1980

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LL 'dations for been days. simple and the common on the not unheard were for and affluent. class for everyone compete dollar. In many years the place for the times Were probably fire in 1947 landmark so to show for pleasure the oldest hotel in Hotel in It was opened tad was the for the and Co. Its with men of and energy in the the power mining enterprises. 'the Hotel is the Nevada yielded in bearing still when a stepped off the muddy onto still runs hotel under and balcony iron grillwork that "New The bar first stop ride in from Ready" or Corral or The back- erected Mansion on in mCond floor; bath and one down the can still do rooms have if the Chilly, as it the past two Steam heat in was once known as Digging" small or rockers dirt in flows to the For those and good meets all al News AND MAKE slogan you these days in an- of the desire to by in the to become a matter here tomorrow's pating insure families, istory of the letter by filling drop it await to r biography. a par- and and Cloverdale efforts. is will be and Sale at a to not only but to the be one Wish I had in now." have to par- it is history by the It to send in will be a to your decide to it will listory of and will in the events, of 1980. MAKE of the Past expectations, as there are 23 restaurants and 18 bars in the area. numerous antique shops and gift stores most interesting of all is a stroll down the streets of yester- year. You pass the Nevada City theatre and can almost hear the laughter of the gold- seekers as they eagerly soaked up what little culture the West could afford at that time. The old time gas-lamps cast an eerie glow on the streets as steam rises off the warm pavement after an unseasonal rain, and snow four miles north at Seotts Flat astounds the traveler, but ish "old hat" to the locals. The gold-rush days are over in California even the old Empire mine in Grass Valley is now a state park. It was the oldest continously running mine in the Mother- lode, 105 years to be exact. However, along the streams and rivers one can still ob- serve the descendants of those hardy pioneers using modern methods of ex- tracting gold from the still willing Mother Earth. The stamp mills are silent, the saloons are less crowded, the bawdy houses are gone. Neat while Victorian houses and the National Hotel are the only symbols left of those wild and wooly days when gold was on the lips of every citizen and the dream of getting rich sustained the men in their meager ac- commodations. They ate cold beans and drank strong coffee and looked up the hill at the mansions of those who had struck it rich hoping the same would be theirs someday. They would dip their pans once more into Deer Creek hoping the dark waters would yeild that shiny metal they all Wednesday, June 4, 1980- Page 15 i i searched for. Cloverdale didn't have any Gold Rush. About that time the town was building and McCrays. With the advent of ,4 hotels and resorts were workers, washing away t springing up, such as Alder land by hydraulicing in the Glen Springs and "Pop" frantic quest for gold. ' The halls of these lodgings railroad terminus city. echo with the footsteps or weary miners cigar-smoking politicians, women of the night, plotters, thieves, y even murderers, but als6 with the footsteps of giant men who made the West wha[ it is today and settlers w tamed the land. "Vi California !" starting to grow in beautiful Sonoma County; soil tillers and stock-men were ex- ploring the area and settlers were slowly finding this little valley to be a good place to live. By the 1870's Mr. Gerhardt was well known to travelers for his hospitality at the U.S. Hotel; other the dwellers were eager to enjoy the climate and serene beauty of Cloverdale. Gold- seekers in the Sierras were fanatical in their search for the "yellow stuff," and the future barons of finance and commerce were getting rich selling goods, exploiting 345 S. Cloverdale Blvd. NEWHOURS: 9a.m.-8o.m. 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