Start your trip at the Preston Castle in Ione
Jazz pianist, Dave Brubeck, was raised in Ione and made a video about the building called "A Castle's Song" (Available from KVIE) to help fund restoration efforts.
Preston Castle's visiting hours vary. It's $10 or less to have a tour and the proceeds go the group that is attempting the restoration. Check PrestonCastle dot com for exact tour schedules and costs during the time of your visit.