• Coloma California’s Gold (902) Chapman University Blogs

    Coloma California’s Gold (902) 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.

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (Coloma ...

    Feb 14, 2019· 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.

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  • Gold Discovery Park Association, Coloma, California

    The Gold Discovery Park Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery SHP ... Park Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery SHP ...

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  • California Gold Rush Coloma, California Landmark ...

    California Gold Rush, Coloma, California. 849 likes · 126 were here. The California Gold Rush began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W....

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  • Coloma

    Today Coloma is a California State Park, for which visitors can be thankful. Many of the historic buildings have been preserved and restored, thereby offering a glimpse of what the town looked like during the days of gold.

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  • California Gold Rush Blackhawk Museum

    The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California. Searching for Gold All told, the news of gold brought some 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad.

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  • American River Resort Camping, RV, Cabins, Weddings on ...

    American River Resort in Coloma is at the center of California Gold Country. Not from from San Francisico or Lake Tahoe, it''s easy to get here and easy to stay! CONTACT US • RESERVATIONS ONE STOP for Camping AND River Trips. American River Resort is the home of American Whitewater Expeditions and American River Recreation.

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery SHP California State Parks

    Gold Discovery Tours. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park is pleased to offer visitors guided walking tours! Our Gold Discovery Tour tells the story and visits the sites of the Coloma Valley before the discovery of gold by James Marshall. Learn about the events leading up to the discovery, the history of the California Gold Rush and the ...

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  • Tent Camp Sites in the California Gold Country | Coloma Resort

    River tent camping Bring your own tent and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the California Gold Country in one of our Tent Camping Sites! Coloma Resort provides nearly one mile of river front camping along the South Fork of the American River.

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  • Coloma, California Wikipedia

    California Gold Rush Adventure Learning about the past... to change the future The Coloma Outdoor Discovery School''s California Gold Rush program is designed for fourth graders and integrates California Content and Common Core Standards.

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  • Coloma California Western Mining History

    Coloma 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 River.

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  • The California Gold Rush of 1849 | Coloma, California

    Settled along the banks of the South Fork River between Sutter’s Mill and Mormon Island is Coloma, California — the first important mining town of the 1848 gold rush days. It was here, on the South Fork River, that James Marshall first found the gold that started the great California Gold Rush.

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  • California Gold Rush Wikipedia

    The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter''s Mill in Coloma, California. The news of gold brought approximately 300,000 people to California from the rest of the United States and abroad.

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  • Coloma – Explore Real California Gold Mines!

    The old town of Coloma has some residents but is generally considered a ghost town. The only residents are museum/park workers and a few miners. Several original buildings exist. Part of the Marshal Gold Discovery State Park. I believe a 2 stamp mill exist at the park and another 5 stamp exist at Coloma. Have you been here? Comment below!

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  • Coloma California Ghost Town

    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 was granted some land on the Sacramento River.

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