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Near Amador City in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

South Spring Hill Mine

 
 
South Spring Hil Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
1. South Spring Hil Mine Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1851 working continuously till 1893. Purchased by Keystone Company in 1920 and connected to it. Closed in 1942. Contained 3 shafts: South Spring Hill 1200’, Tallisman 600’, and Medean at 600’ deep. Produced $1,092,472 from 1888-1902. Amador
 
Erected 2004 by Amador County Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sutter Creek Gold Mine Trail marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.806′ N, 120° 49.143′ W. Marker is near Amador City, California, in Amador County. Marker is on String Bean Alley east of Old Route 49. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10301-10355 Old Sutter Creek-Amador City Highway, Amador City CA 95601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keystone Mine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Imperial Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Original Amador Mine (approx. half a mile away); Amador City Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bunker Hill Mine (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Tucker's Fire Bell
South Spring Hil Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
2. South Spring Hil Mine Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Sutter Creek’s First Fire Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lincoln Mine (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Amador City.
 
Also see . . .  Gold Districts of California: Jackson-Plymouth. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
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Site of Herbertville, 1851 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
3. Site of Herbertville, 1851
Located at the junction of String Bean Alley, Turner Road and Amador Road (aka Sutter Creek - Amador City Highway).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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