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In 1848 John Sutter was having a waterpowered sawmill built along the American River in Coloma California approximately 50 miles 80 km east of presentday January 24 his carpenter James W Marshall found flakes of gold in a streambed Sutter

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  • Biography of John Sutter Landowner During Gold Rush

    Biography of John Sutter Landowner During Gold Rush

    May 15 2019 · John Sutter born Johann August Suter February 23 1803–June 18 1880 was a Swiss immigrant in California whose sawmill was the launching spot for the California Gold Rush Sutter was a prosperous pioneer and land baron when one of his sawmill workers found a nugget of gold at the mill on January 24 1848 Despite the rush for gold

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  • Golden California How the Gold Rush Began in Sutters Mill

    Golden California How the Gold Rush Began in Sutters Mill

    The quiet in Sutter’s Mill on January 24 1848 was broken by James W Marshall pounding small pieces of sediment with a rock The shiny material he’d just found flattened out and he ran to his fellow workers “Boys” he cried “by God I believe I’ve found a gold

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  • Gold Panning in Sutter Creek California USA Today

    Gold Panning in Sutter Creek California USA Today

    In 1854 Sutter Creek became a boomtown after gold was discovered in the hills Today this small town in Californias Sierra Foothills gives you a taste of the gold rush with tours of former hard

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  • 8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush

    8 Things You May Not Know About the California Gold Rush

    Aug 31 2018 · Fifty years before gold was discovered at Sutter’s mill the first gold rush in American history got underway after a 17pound gold nugget was found in Cabarrus County North Carolina

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  • 21 Rivers in California that are Still Loaded with Gold

    21 Rivers in California that are Still Loaded with Gold

    May 12 2018 · Gold was first discovered here at Sutter’s Mill and gold was soon found all throughout the river This was the richest river in the entire state Between all the different forks of this river there are literally hundreds of miles of goldbearing water

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  • Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutters Mill 1848

    Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutters Mill 1848

    Just fortysix 46 years ago today the great and memorable discovery of the California gold was made at Capt John A Sutter and James W Marshall’s sawmill on American Fork River California Now to give a clear conception of that most notable event we must go back to the time when the project of building the mill was first conceived by

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  • Sutters Mill The First Gold Discovery in California

    Sutters Mill The First Gold Discovery in California

    On January 24 1848 a man named James W Marshall spotted flakes of gold in Coloma on the American River Marshall was in the process of building a sawmill for John Sutter the owner of Sutter’s Mill where the gold was found

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  • History California Gold Rush Ducksters

    History California Gold Rush Ducksters

    The California Gold Rush took place between 1848 and 1855 During this time gold was discovered in California Over 300000 people rushed to California to find gold and strike it rich Gold Is Found in California Gold was first discovered in California by James Marshall at Sutters Mill near the city of

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  • Gold Nugget National Museum of American History

    Gold Nugget National Museum of American History

    According to Sutters diary Marshall stooped down to pick it up and found that it was a thin scale of what appeared to be pure gold Marshall bit the metal as a test for gold In June of 1848 Colonel Sutter presented Marshalls firstfind scale of gold to Capt Joseph L Folsom US Army Assistant Quartermaster at Monterey

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  • Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutters Mill 1848

    Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutters Mill 1848

    Just fortysix 46 years ago today the great and memorable discovery of the California gold was made at Capt John A Sutter and James W Marshall’s sawmill on American Fork River California Now to give a clear conception of that most notable event we must go back to the time when the project of building the mill was first conceived by

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  • Gold Discovery History Coloma California

    Gold Discovery History Coloma California

    Four days after the discovery Marshall rode to Sutter’s Fort and showed the gold to the Captain After consulting an encyclopedia and conducting various tests on the metal Sutter decided Marshall was right It was pure gold The following day Sutter himself came up to the mill site and he asked for the promise of secrecy from all the workers

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  • Discovery of Gold by John A Sutter 1848

    Discovery of Gold by John A Sutter 1848

    14 Lithographic Views of the California Gold Rush 18501857 in PowerPoint 900 Kb Capt Sutter tells of the Gold Discovery 1854 Excerpts of John Sutters Diaries 18381848

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  • California Gold Rush History Sutters Mill

    California Gold Rush History Sutters Mill

    The sum of California gold rush history has been going on ever since In 1852 more gold came out of California than the whole federal budget of the United Marshall the man who found that first gold nugget in the American River at Sutter’s Mill searched for another gold strike but it

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  • The California Gold Rush History of Gold Discovered in

    The California Gold Rush History of Gold Discovered in

    The first documented discovery of gold in California occurred in January of 1848 when James Marshall found a shiny metal in the tailrace at Sutter’s Mill a lumber Mill near present day Coloma California He brought the metal to John Sutter the owner of the mill and the two men tested the metal and confirmed that it was indeed gold

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  • Marshall Gold Discovery SHP CA State Parks

    Marshall Gold Discovery SHP CA State Parks

    Sep 14 2020 · Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Although small amounts of gold had been found in other parts of California it was the gold discovery at Sutter’s mill that received worldwide attention in 1848 The discovery caused one of the largest massmigrations in history bringing people to California from all over the world

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  • These Maps Lay Out Exactly Where to Find Californias Gold

    These Maps Lay Out Exactly Where to Find Californias Gold

    Jan 24 2014 · January 24 1848 was a big day for James W Marshall who found gold at Sutters Mill about 45 miles northeast of Sacramento Word of his discovery quickly spread around the

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  • In What Rock Formations Can Gold Be Found Sciencing

    In What Rock Formations Can Gold Be Found Sciencing

    Gold is most often found in quartz rock When quartz is found in gold bearings areas it is possible that gold will be found as well Quartz may be found as small stones in river beds or in large seams in hillsides The white color of quartz makes it easy to spot in many environments

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  • Natural Gold Indicators Part 1 Gold Geology Lesson

    Natural Gold Indicators Part 1 Gold Geology Lesson

    Aug 22 2014 · Gold Geology and the Natural Indicators that can help you find gold Not all gold deposits out there have been found and mined There are still places that contain gold that have never been worked despite the fact that miners have been searching for gold for hundreds of years now

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  • James Marshall Californias Gold Discoverer

    James Marshall Californias Gold Discoverer

    During 1848 Marshall and Sutter tried in vain to claim ownership of the Coloma property and charge a commission for any gold found by other miners Only a few of the most naive newcomers paid Marshall any money or respected his selfproclaimed property rights

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  • Today in History January 24 1848 Gold discovered in

    Today in History January 24 1848 Gold discovered in

    Jan 24 2020 · On Jan 24 1848 James W Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California a discovery that led to the gold rush of 1849

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  • The Gold Rush Rise of the Golden State Printable 5th

    The Gold Rush Rise of the Golden State Printable 5th

    This “gold rush” helped California to officially become a state James Marshall was a carpenter working on John Sutters property when he found flakes of gold in 1848 Sutter and Marshall became partners and tried to keep the discovery a secret

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  • Gold find inauspicious for Sutter

    Gold find inauspicious for Sutter

    One Gold Rush butcher is reported to have made 60000 in three months from the sale of Sutter’s stolen cattle – an enormous sum even with the inflated prices of the early Gold Rush Sutter’s complaints were either too late or ignored His empire collapsing Sutter hoped his

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  • The California Gold Rush English Articles

    The California Gold Rush English Articles

    In January 1848 gold was found near John Sutter’s sawmill in California The discovery started the California gold rush during which over 300000 people from all over the world came to California to become gh most of them were Americans and European immigrants who travelled to California overland from the eastern coast many came from South America and Asia by ship

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  • States With Gold Where Was The Most Gold Found In The

    States With Gold Where Was The Most Gold Found In The

    Gold was found by James Marshall at Sutters Mill property of John Sutter in presentday Coloma In 1849 people started hearing about the gold and after just a few years San Francisco’s population increased to thousands

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  • Who Really Struck It Rich During the California Gold Rush

    Who Really Struck It Rich During the California Gold Rush

    Mar 17 2020 · But for John Sutter it was just about the worst thing that could have happened In the 19th century Sutter was an entrepreneur and owner of a large tract of land in Coloma California He hired a carpenter named James Marshall to build a water wheel for a mill on his property Then in 1848 Marshall discovered flakes of gold in the river

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  • Lost Gold Mines DesertUSA

    Lost Gold Mines DesertUSA

    Gold fever has stricken thousands of men and women over the years The most significant and debilitating bout occurred in 1849 after gold was discovered at Sutters Mill the previous year This event led to the California Gold Rush a time when gold fever

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  • California couple finds 10 million in buried treasure

    California couple finds 10 million in buried treasure

    Feb 26 2014 · A trove of rare Gold Rushera coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in

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  • Gold Mining in North Carolina Panning and Prospecting

    Gold Mining in North Carolina Panning and Prospecting

    Gold in North Carolina is primarily found in what is known as the Carolina Slate Belt which runs diagonally across the state parallel to the Atlantic Ocean in the center of the state The northern end starts around Granville Person and Caswell Counties and extends to the southwest toward Union Meckenburg and Gaston Counties

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  • Samuel Brannan Gold Rush Entrepreneur American

    Samuel Brannan Gold Rush Entrepreneur American

    In the fall of 1847 he opened a store at John Sutters Fort A few months later rumors circulated that gold had been found nearby at Coloma In early May Brannan headed to the mines to see for

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  • History California Gold Rush Ducksters

    History California Gold Rush Ducksters

    The California Gold Rush took place between 1848 and 1855 During this time gold was discovered in California Over 300000 people rushed to California to find gold and strike it rich Gold Is Found in California Gold was first discovered in California by James Marshall at Sutters Mill near the city of

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  • What Effects Did the Gold Rush Have on Californias

    What Effects Did the Gold Rush Have on Californias

    When gold was found in Sutters Mill on Jan 24 1848 the ensuing economic boom in California would transform and modernize the economy At first a rural and isolated town the area was ceded to the

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