Sutter's Mill Site

Sutter's Mill Site (HMQ47)

Location: Garden Valley, CA 95633 El Dorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.209', W 120° 53.537'

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This rock monument marks site of John A. Sutter's saw mill in the tailrace of which James W. Marshall discovered gold, January 24, 1848, starting the great rush of argonauts to California. The Society of California Pioneers definitely located and marked site in 1924. Additional timbers and relics, including original tailrace unearthed in 1947, were discovered after property became state park. Marshall Monument overlooking this spot was erected following movement inaugurated in 1886 by Native Sons of the Golden West.

Tablet placed by Historic Landmarks Committees Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West January 24, 1948 on centennial of gold discovery.
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HM NumberHMQ47
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Marker Number530
Year Placed1948
Placed ByHistoric Landmarks Committees Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 683023 N 4297079
Decimal Degrees38.80348333, -120.89228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.209', W 120° 53.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 12.54" N, 120° 53' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 307 Gold Discovery Loop Trail, Garden Valley CA 95633, US
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