Marshall Gold Discovery

State Historic Park - California

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park marks the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in 1848, sparking the California Gold Rush. The park grounds include much of the historic town of Coloma, California, which is now considered a ghost town as well as a National Historic Landmark District. The park contains two California Historical Landmarks: a monument to commemorate James Marshall (#143) and the actual spot where he first discovered gold in 1848 (#530).

location

maps

Recreation Map of South Lake Tahoe in the Eldorado National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Eldorado NF - South Lake Tahoe

Recreation Map of South Lake Tahoe in the Eldorado National Forest (NF) in California. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Boundary Map of the Mother Lode BLM Field Office in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Mother Lode - Boundary Map

Boundary Map of the Mother Lode BLM Field Office in California. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of Sacramento in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Sacramento - 1957

Vintage 1957 USGS 1:250000 map of Sacramento in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Vintage 1960 USGS 1:250000 map of Chico in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).Vintage USGS - Chico - 1960

Vintage 1960 USGS 1:250000 map of Chico in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=484 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Gold_Discovery_State_Historic_Park Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park marks the discovery of gold by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in 1848, sparking the California Gold Rush. The park grounds include much of the historic town of Coloma, California, which is now considered a ghost town as well as a National Historic Landmark District. The park contains two California Historical Landmarks: a monument to commemorate James Marshall (#143) and the actual spot where he first discovered gold in 1848 (#530).

nearby parks

also available

National Parks
USFS NW
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Minnesota
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
North Carolina
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Wyoming
Yellowstone