Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park

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Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park


Location:At 525 The Esplanade in Chico, next to the campus of California State University.
Facilities:Visitor center, restrooms, exhibits (é), picnic area.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:John Bidwell was an agriculturalist, social activist, and politician. He built his 3-story brick home in the 1860s in the overall style of an Italian villa. The mansion contains 26 rooms and measures 10,000 square feet.
Address:c/o Northern Buttes District Office
400 Glen Dr
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone:530-895-6144
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=460
Size: 5 acres.

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Nearby is Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park--tour the 19th-century three-story, 26-room home of city founders John and Annie Bidwell.
Festivities range from a simple, homey afternoon of music at Bidwell Mansion in Chico to nearly three weeks of elaborate activities at Columbia in the Gold Country.
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park, 525 The Esplanade, Chico; (916) 895-6144.