The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, a federally recognized tribe, is headquartered in Tuolumne. In recent years, the tribe has contributed new growth with revenues from nearby Black Oak Casino, which is owned and operated by the Tuolumne Band. A new medical clinic and a new library are a few recent improvements. Another addition has been the renovation of the Tuolumne City Memorial Museum on Carter Street.
Once known as the two towns of "Summersville" in the south and "Carter in the north, Tuolumne has incorporated them both into one town. A new municipal advisory council has been established to help with this revival.
Memorial Hall which serves as the town hall and general meeting place.
Tuolumne is also the birthplace of the Vaudevillian performer and hipster comedian Lord Buckley, born Richard Myrle Buckley, April 5, 1906, died November 12, 1960.
Tuolumne California Photo Tour
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