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North Star Historic Conservancy

12075 Auburn Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949-8703
+1 530-272-1873
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What a great place.

I have not been out there fir a long time. I was very pleased with how nice it is now. What a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
rayjen3
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Grass Valley, California
via mobile
History lives in this historic building

This house, built in the 1800's for Gold Rush mining engineer and his family sat abandoned for... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
sierratravelers_11
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Grass Valley, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12075 Auburn Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949-8703
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I have not been out there fir a long time. I was very pleased with how nice it is now. What a wonderful job they did remodeling the old house. The farmer's market is a lot of fun on Saturday's with great vendors.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This house, built in the 1800's for Gold Rush mining engineer and his family sat abandoned for years before a dedicated group of volunteers formed a Historic Conservancy to save it. This beautiful old house is the centerpiece of a property used for public events,...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a nice venue to visit for the Saturday morning growers' marketplace and for special events such as the non profit SYRCL events that are held here.

Thank Mary T
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a beautifully restored historical landmark just outside Grass Valley. My wife and I have enjoyed intimate concert venues here. We also enjoy the farmers market, during the Summer months where there is a wonderful wide variety of local grown organic foods and crafts....More

Thank 777Ben777
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Full disclosure: my husband volunteers here once a week so I may be a little biased. But having seen what a complete disaster this place was and how much they have done with so little in resources it's amazing. A gorgeous example of Julia Morgan's...More

Thank GVTraveller
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

The North Star house and grounds are being lovingly restored by a large group of dedicated locals. At this point it is a venue for many cultural events, and on Saturday morning a wonderful Farmer's market is held.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you're going to the Farmers Market on Saturday morning, be sure to take a walk through the house, someone will be there to tour you around and tell you about the restoration process and what they're working on. It's interesting and was built by...More

Thank This M
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is my favorite farmers market. The offerings are good and the location is great. Live music, and beautiful scenery make it a great place to go.

Thank firewalkerranch
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

NS House is being restored by a very dedicated group of volunteers. Designed by Julia Morgan it went into decay for a number of years. It is now being used for events and Saturday Farmer's Market. Beautiful grounds

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

On top of hosting the Farmers Market and hosting community and musical events, the house was designed by Julia Morgan and was one of her first residential designs. If I was a stones throw from anything she had designed or built I would be there...More

1  Thank Ruben C
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