PHOTO ABOVE: Albert McCrae and Asa Fippin at their mine in Rough and Ready.

Rough and Ready Chamber of Commerce l  P.O. Box 801 l Rough and Ready, California 95975

In Rough and Ready, we treasure our past and we celebrate it often... especially at our annual Secession Days Chili Cook-off.

Enjoy these links to our heritage as we share our history with you.

Our Founder

The Great Republic

The Grange Hall

The Fippin Blacksmith Shop

The Cemetery

Historic Trees

The Old Hotel

The Post Office

The Great Republic of Rough and Ready

Our Past


Contact Us

Our Past

Our Present

Joe Swiegart and The Slicker

Scholastics & Fraternity