Calaveras Enterprise

Life in the meadow: Twain Harte

Time-tested, resident-approved
Mountain splendor

Until the early 1800s, MiWuk Indians inhabited the area around what is now known as Twain Harte. They built shelters called oochums near a colossal expanse of bald granite. MiWuk women wove fine baskets from the willow trees that grew in the creek running beside this massive rock and sat atop the formation patiently pounding acorns into meal. The grinding […]

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