The California Gold Rush took place between 1848 and 1855. During this time gold was discovered in California. Over 300,000 people rushed to California to find gold and "strike it rich". Gold was first discovered in California …

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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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GOLD RUSH OF 1849 On January 24, 1848 a New Jersey prospector James Marshall discovered gold on the American River in northern California, while he was working on a sawmill owned by John Sutter. When news of the discovery leaked out, there was a mass migration to California, and in subsequent years a fortune in gold was mined. Historian …

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The California gold rush began like any other—with a chance gold discovery and the subsequent rapid-fire spreading of this news. 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 ...

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Before gold was found at Sutter's Mill, less than 1,000 non-Native Americans lived in California. By 1849, one year later, that number increased to more than 100,000. Within a few more years, the ...

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About $2 billion worth of gold and other precious metals were mined during the gold rush. Discovery at Sutter's Mill. James Wilson Marshall discovered gold flakes in the American River flowing at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains on Jan. 24, 1848. Marshall was working for John Sutter building a water-powered sawmill near Caloma ...

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The gold discovery site, located in the still visible tailrace of Sutter's sawmill in present day Coloma, California, is one of the most significant historic sites in the nation. Marshall found shining flecks of gold in the tailrace of the sawmill he was building in partnership with John Sutter.

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South Yuba River (gold discovered in 1849) Sutter's Fort SHP (gold found at Sutter's Mill January 24, 1848; James Marshall informs his partner John Sutter about his discovery of gold at the Coloma sawmill; fort became a destination for gold seekers; October 14, 1848--John Sutter transfers his property around the fort to his son John Sutter, Jr ...

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Sutter's Mill, the site of the gold discovery, is in the center of the print. By 1850, Coloma emerged as a bustling mining town with hotels, saloons, restaurants, stores, and a bowling alley. The text below the title and image reads: "On the South Fork of the American Line, Alta California / Respectively dedicated to Capt. John A. Sutter ...

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Gold Rush and the Peopling of California. The discovery of gold in 1848 at Sutter's Mill spurred a great wave of migration to California. Hundreds of thousands of people descended on the territory from across the continent and across the oceans.

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Gold Discovered at Sutter's Mill, January 24, 1848. he disease began in California and spread eastward. It struck people in every state of the Union in 1848 and continued, gaining virulence, for several years. The population most susceptible to the malady tended to be men between the ages of 16 and 60.

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Historical Map of North America & the Caribbean (11 February 1849 - California Gold Rush: Just days before the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in California. Despite attempts to keep the find secret, word spread across the country, reaching the East Coast by August. Over the following years some 300,000 people …

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Sutter's Mill/Coloma | January 24, 1848 James Marshall kicked off the California gold rush when he spotted some pea-sized bits of gold in a mill raceway. The news brought thousands of prospectors ...

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Gold was discovered on January 24, 1848 by John W. Marshall, a carpenter and sawmill operator who worked at Sutter's Mill, owned by pioneer and German-born immigrant John Sutter. During his early morning routine check of the water-powered sawmill, Marshall spotted a glint of gold beneath the surface of the South Fork American River.

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《》《sutter's mill》(《》) ... Found a piece of shining gold. Well, he took it to the city Where the word, like wildfire, spread. And old john sutter soon came to wish he'd Left that stone in …

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Fifty years before gold was discovered at Sutter's mill, the first gold rush in American history got underway after a 17-pound gold nugget was …

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SUTTER'S MILL SITE. 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 great Rush of Argonauts to California. The Society of …

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