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January 24, 1848: All That Glitters

James Marshall was a carpenter hired to oversee construction of a sawmill for John Sutter in Coloma, California. His agreement with Sutter provided that he would receive a portion of the lumber for his services. 505 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Sutter's Mill

Sutter’s Mill was located right here along this river. Gold!

We found no gold and so started our cross-country trip to the east coast with empty pockets. 33 more words

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Sutter's Mill

Sutter’s Mill was located right here along this river. Gold!

We found no gold and so started our cross-country trip to the east coast with empty pockets. 33 more words

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The #California Gold Rush and Nancy Gooch

A True Story from California’s Gold Rush Days

Here is a peek into California’s Gold Rush Days that may surprise you.

Most of us have heard about the day in 1848 when James Marshall spotted gold glittering in the tailrace of #John Sutter’s sawmill by the American River.  456 more words

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California Gold Rush

We are in Coloma, California at the moment, the place where the California Gold Rush started. A couple days ago we went the state park to visit the place where they first found gold. 173 more words