Entries by minersfoundry

Once is Never Enough!

At the Foundry, we support teaching children to dance as if no one is watching… Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include producing the 2nd Annual Nevada County Dance Festival, providing opportunities for young dancers in our community to learn, participate, and experience professional dance on our […]

Young at Heart

“You are never too old to become younger.” – Mae West Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include another year of over 120 community celebrations! Become part of our family!  Become a Member of the Miners Foundry for as little as $5 a month.  Additional benefits for […]

Love Bugs & Crazy Daises

“It is spring again and the earth is like a child that knows poems by  heart.” – Renier Maria Wilke Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include another year of creating unique experiences and memories for the children of our community. Become part of our family!  Become […]

The Essence of Spring

“If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be to having any spring” – Victor Hugo Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include another year of hosting and supporting over 60 beautiful couples on the day of their dreams. Become […]

Stone Hall Chandeliers

  Many of the most unique touches in the Miners Foundry were salvaged from demolition projects across the world.  Charles Woods and David Osborn, creators of the American Victorian Museum, were masters at seeing beauty where others only saw junk.  The collection of chandeliers in the Stone Hall are examples of their vision. The chandeliers […]

It’s Spring in the Heart of the Foundry!

“Every Spring is the Only Spring – a perpetual astonishment!” – Ellis Peters Celebrating the Present | Planning for the Future | Honoring the Past Our dreams include another year of hosting over 400 community events and nonprofit fundraisers in support of the needs of our Nevada County family. Become part of our family!  Become […]

Andrew Smith Hallidie

Another famous inventor to have worked at the Miners Foundry in the 1800s is Andrew Smith Hallidie.  Best known as the inventor of San Francisco’s cable car system, he is believed to have spent time at the Nevada Iron & Brass Foundry Machine Shop (known today as the Miners Foundry) from October of 1861 to […]