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Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Forest Hill

 
 
Forest Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
1. Forest Hill Marker
Inscription. Gold discovered here in 1850 in which year the first "Forest House" built. In 1852 the Jenny Lind Mine found which produced over million dollars in gold while the mines in this immediate vicinity produced over ten million dollars up to 1868. Town an important trading post and famed for its beautiful forests.

State Registered Landmark No. 399

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission
Base furnished by Placer County Historical Society
Dedicated August 20, 1950

 
Erected 1950 by California Centennials Commission. (Marker Number 399.)
 
Location. 39° 1.218′ N, 120° 49.044′ W. Marker is in Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Foresthill Divide Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Foresthill General Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Compressed Air Engine (about 500 feet away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. 0.3
Forest Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
2. Forest Hill Marker
miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Foresthill.
 
Also see . . .  More Tales From the Mines--Gold Districts of California. (Submitted on November 10, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,049 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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