A Peek at the Historic Confidence Gold Mine

During the Gold Rush miners from Sonora discovered one of the richest quartz veins in Tuolumne County – the Confidence Mine.  It was worked well into the 19th Century.  As a child Chris Holman lived in Confidence and her family’s property was on the old Confidence Mine.

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Great Eats around Twain Harte

Schnoogs Café, Sonora
Great coffee, breakfast and lunch spot. They also do really fun wine tastings on Friday nights several times a year. schnoogs-station-300x210From their website: “Gather with friends and meet new neighbors in a comfortable, inviting and enjoyable atmosphere. At Schnoogs Cafe, we are more than just a place to grab a cup of coffee. We encourage you to relax and rejuvenate on our comfy chairs and couches. Bring your book and stay a while! Bring your work and take advantage of our free wi-fi, too.”

Diamond Back Grill in  Sonora – best hamburger in town! diamondbackgrillDiamond Back Grill supports the local farming community by serving fresh, locally produced ingredients and produce, features a wall exhibiting local artists’ works, and is a great place to relax and watch sports!

The Prospector, Twain  Harte  – Proprietors Robert and Ruth Martin offer a “quirky relaxed dining venue”  where wine and food come together in a changing daily menu created with fresh and local products.

Alicia’s Sugar Shack, above Twain Harte on rte 108  has a delicious breakfast – Eggs Benedict three ways, yum! A review from Yelp: “Bacon sticky buns and chocolate blackberry scones. Best I’ve EVER had. Tuolumne Co is SOOO lucky. Wish we had then in the Bay Area!”

The Cottage Café, Twain Harte Village – good coffee, breakfast and lunch -very cute!cottagecafe

Villa D’Oro, Twain Harte has Italian food, featuring a Mediterranean seasonal menu and lovely outdoor seating. “A place where locals and tourists alike could feel comfortable in jeans as well as a tuxedo.”

Seven Sisters, Tuolumne City , ten minutes from Twain Harte, is the fanciest restaurant around and it is in the Black Oak Casino, which is huge and bustling with enthusiastic & hopeful gamblers. Fine dining overlooking the Sierras with patio seating available.

two bears dancing Property Tour in Tuolumne County, Twain Harte, CA

Take a two bears dancing Property Tour in Tuolumne County, Twain Harte, CA featuring a beautiful 4,000 square foot, 2 level house and three yurts in Tuolumne County, Twain Harte, CA

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History of the Yurts, Redwood Statues and Painted Wall found on two bears dancing in Twain Harte, CA

The owners of two bears dancing in Twain Harte, CA share with you an overview of the  history of the floating yurt, wooden treehouse yurt built by William Coperthwaite, redwood statues representing gods and godesses and the painted wall.

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