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  • The California Gold Rush

    Marshall discovered a gold nugget on January 24 1848 while at the sawmill He and his men found more gold nearby Both Marshall and Sutter tried to keep things quiet but soon word leaked out Gold fever quickly became an epidemic Many who already had arrived in California or Oregon immediately gravitated to the western Sierras

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  • 1848 California Gold Discovery Coloma California

    California Gold Discovery On January 24 1848 an event occurred in Coloma that would radically impact the history of California and the Nation James W Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter using water from the South Fork of the American

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  • James Marshall Discovering Gold in California Legends

    2021 10 20 James Marshall s discovery of gold at Sutter s Mill in California in 1848 started the California Gold Rush Born in 1810 Marshall followed in his father s footsteps by becoming a skilled carpenter and wheelwright When his father died in 1834 he headed westward spending some time in Illinois and Indiana before settling in Missouri

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  • California Gold Rush History Sutter s Mill

    California s First Gold Discovery In 1839 Captain John Sutter of German ancestry settled in California with the intention of growing an agricultural empire in the fertile hills of the Sacramento Valley It was here that Sutter built a fort to protect his assets After ten years Sutter had acquired a great deal of wealth

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

    75 reviews of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park I wish I could Strike some gold I enjoy history California History is particularly fascinating James W Marshall discovered gold in 1848 on the South Fork of the American River in the valley the Nisenan Indians knew as Cullumah This event led to the greatest mass movement of people in the Western Hemisphere and was the spark that

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  • View of Sutter s Mill where gold was discovered Coloma

    View of Sutter s Mill where gold was discovered Coloma California Capt ain Sutter s account of the first discovery of the gold Coloma in 1857 California from a drawing of the period Placerville Hang Town California Coloma California Images related to John Sutter in Sacramento California

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  • Gold Discovery History

    Gold Discovery History On January 24 1848 an event occurred in Coloma that would radically impact the history of California and the Nation James W Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter using water from the South Fork of the American

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  • Coloma California s Gold 902 Huell Howser Archives

    1998 1 8 Coloma California s Gold 902 8 Jan 1998 24 Aug 2021 California s Gold Coloma was a somewhat sleepy little town in the Sierra foothills during the 1840 s but on the morning of January 24 1848 all that was to change as James Marshall leaned over and picked up a piece of gold Of course his discovery started the California Gold

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  • California Gold Rush Trail Run

    About the Race This event is run entirely inside the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park set in the beautiful foothills of Coloma along the south fork of the American River This is the site at which gold was discovered in 1848 igniting the gold rush and leading to California s quick rise to statehood

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  • CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH LESSON PLAN

    2021 9 30 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH BACKGROUND INFORMATION On January 24 1848 James Marshall discovered gold in California This discovery was the beginning of the California Gold Rush an event that not only helped define California but the entire nation Marshall made this discovery in Coloma California while working at a saw mill owned by John

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

    Guide for Visitors For more information call Park Headquarters at 530 622 3470 contact the Gold Discovery Park Association at 530 622 6198 P O Box 461 Coloma California 95613 or visit the official Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park web site The Park sponsors several events each year see the Coloma Valley calendar for details

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  • Gold Discovery Site

    2011 11 30 Nikon user Bob32 In 2008 and 2009 we made several trips to California s Gold Rush Country One of the most meaningful places we visited was the Mar

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Coloma

    2021 10 21 Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a state park of California United States marking the discovery of gold by James W Marshall at Sutter s Mill in 1848 sparking the California Gold Rush The park grounds include much of the historic town of Coloma California which is now considered a ghost town as well as a National Historic

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  • Coloma Gold Rush Live

    Coloma Gold Rush Live is made possible thanks to our partnership with the Gold Discovery Park Association Admission to the event is 5 per vehicle and parking is 10 per vehicle For more information call 530 622 3470 Highway 49 between Placerville and Auburn 10 per vehicle day use fee 5 per vehicle event fee

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  • Gold Discovery Park Association Coloma California

    Coloma Gold Rush Live is back in 2021 Join us for the rebirth of this 3 day event and take a walk back in time Explore our re creation of an 1850 tent town and visit a mining camp assay/claims office gambling hall general store blacksmith carpentry shop laundry bakery and more

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  • Sacramento California s Capital Gold Discovery

    1 day Sacramento Coloma Catch the gold rush fever in Sacramento You and your students can strike it rich panning for gold or by just taking in the sights of the California

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  • Coloma

    2021 7 13 Here is where the great California gold rush had its beginning Just north of Placerville Coloma was the home of Johan Sutter whose name will be forever linked to the gold rush days Sutter came to California from his native Switzerland in 1834 and

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  • California Gold Rush Trail Run

    About the Race This event is run entirely inside the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park set in the beautiful foothills of Coloma along the south fork of the American River This is the site at which gold was discovered in 1848 igniting the gold rush and leading to California s quick rise to statehood

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  • California Gold Discovery Centennial

    HK 497 California Gold Discovery Centennial 195 00 1948 NGC MS 64 Obverse depicts a miner panning for gold in Coloma California with Sutter s Mill in the View Item Details

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  • Step back in time at Coloma Gold Rush Live

    2021 10 6 Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma hosts Coloma Gold Rush Live an interactive event that allows the public to experience California s rich Gold Rush history 10 a m to 4 p m Oct 8 10 Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is the site of Sutter s Mill where in 1848 Jam

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  • History of Coloma California

    2018 9 21 Birthplace of the California Gold Rush COLOMA El Dorado Co CA by Gary Speck H istory hangs thick in the air at Coloma the birthplace of the world s greatest treasure hunt the California Gold Rush 175 people still live where history drips from the trees flows through the icy waters of the South Fork of the American River and is recorded on the film of thousands of travelers

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  • Gold Discovery Park Association Coloma California

    This discovery changed the course of California s and the nation s history See a replica of the original sawmill and over 20 historic buildings including a mining exhibit Chinese store exhibits and schoolhouse exhibit Visitors have the opportunity to pan for gold in the American River and enjoy hikes and picnics under the riparian oak woodlands

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  • California s rich pioneer history to be celebrated in Coloma

    California s rich pioneer history to be celebrated in Coloma California Pioneer History Day will take place from 9 a m to 3 p m on Saturday May 4 at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma

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  • Coloma California Western Mining History

    Coloma California ca 1858 Even as late as 1916 gold discoveries were still being made at the Coloma Placers In 1916 the Sacramento Daily Union reports The district where Marshall electrified the world by the discovery of gold 67 years ago is not entirely worked out as shown by the work of two prospectors

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  • The Discovery Of Gold In California Legends of America

    2021 9 16 The Discovery Of Gold In California By John A Sutter in 1857 John Sutter It was in the first part of January 1848 January 24 when the gold was discovered at Coloma where I was then building a sawmill The contractor and builder of this mill was James W Marshall from New Jersey

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  • 1948 California Gold Discovery James Marshall Crosby FDC

    Find many great new used options and get the best deals for 1948 California Gold Discovery James Marshall Crosby FDC 954 Coloma California at the best online prices at

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  • Coloma Gold Districts of California

    2015 7 9 A few narrow gold quartz veins crop out and several contact metamorphic copper gold deposits are found along the margin of the granodiorite Excerpt from Gold Districts of California by W B Clark California Department of Conservation Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 193 1970 Return to Other Gold Districts

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  • California Gold Rush

    2021 9 1 California Gold Rush rapid influx of fortune seekers in California that began after gold was found at Sutter s Mill in early 1848 and reached its peak in 1852 According to estimates more than 300 000 people came to the territory during the Gold Rush In 1848 John Sutter was having a water powered sawmill built along the American River in Coloma California approximately 50 miles 80 km

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  • Explore the History and Beauty of Coloma California

    Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park On January 24 1848 an event occurred in Coloma that would radically impact the history of California and the Nation James W Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter using water from the South Fork of the American River He noticed several flakes of metal in the tailrace water and

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  • 1848 California Gold Discovery Coloma Californien

    2020 11 28 California Gold Discovery Dansk november 28 2020 november 28 2020 den 24 januar 1848 opstod der en begivenhed i Coloma der radikalt ville pÄvirke Californiens og nationens historie

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  • Coloma California

    2017 11 25 Coloma California On January 24 1848 James Marshall a superintendent in charge of building a sawmill for his boss John Sutter discovered gold here in the South Fork of the American River And so began the California Gold Rush an event that profoundly affected the

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  • Volunteer at Marshall Gold Discovery SHP

    Marshall Gold Discovery SHP is the site of Sutter s Mill and the gold discovery a moment that shaped the future of California Annually thousands of schoolchildren from all over the state and people from all over the world visit the park to learn about the discovery of gold the California Gold Rush and try their hand at panning for gold

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma CA

    Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a state park of California United States marking the discovery of gold by James W Marshall at Sutter s Mill in 1848 sparking the California Gold Rush Hours

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  • Gold Discovered in California

    Gold Discovered in California January 24 1848 Many people in California figured gold was there but it was James W Marshall on January 24 1848 who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma California He had discovered gold unexpectedly while overseeing construction of a sawmill on the American River page 1 of 3

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  • The Discovery of Gold in California

    The California gold rush stimulated gold strikes in all parts of the world Marshall s discovery was the direct stimulus for the important New South Wales find of 1851 and the resulting rush In the general search for gold a strike was made on the Fraser River in

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Coloma

    2015 4 17 Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is a can t lose park that provides entertainment for just about any person and any age History buffs will love exploring the site of the California gold strike This is THE place that put California on the map

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  • Gold Discovery Centennial 1848 1948 Coloma California #

    PHOTO EL DORADO COUNTY COLOMA PARADES CELEBRATIONS EVENTS ETC GOLD DISCOVERY CENTENNIAL2009 2737 View of the Gold Discovery Centennial event in Coloma in 1948 A crowd is seen in the street The Coloma Store is seen along with signs advertising Signal Gasoline and Golden State Brand ice cream

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  • California Living History

    2021 4 16 January 25thColoma Gold Discovery Day February 17thAmerican History DayMt Vernon Memorial Park March 28th 29thCalifornia History DaysElk Grove park April 17th 19thTraders FairSutter s Fort May 2ndClarksville DayClarksville May 23rd 25thMemorial Day weekendOld Sacramento Waterfront Days

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  • California Living History

    2021 4 16 January 25thColoma Gold Discovery Day February 17thAmerican History DayMt Vernon Memorial Park March 28th 29thCalifornia History DaysElk Grove park April 17th 19thTraders FairSutter s Fort May 2ndClarksville DayClarksville May 23rd 25thMemorial Day weekendOld Sacramento Waterfront Days

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