In the foothills of the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountains of California lies yet another lavishly historic towns of the Gold Rush period and that is the community of Smartsville. From Marysville, it is just about 15 miles and you could add Smartsville to your list of one-day picnics and outings. When in Smartsville, you would find a lot of rustic beauty spread across the streets and structures and they predominantly signify the era of the Californian Gold Rush. It is very interesting to note the history of this town along with the other picturesque towns nearby including Timbuctoo, Rough and Ready as well as Sucker Flat! The Smartsville Cemetery is a historic one and surely a must-visit. More than anything, it would be the panoramic views from Smartsville that entices the mind of all tourists.

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