Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
American Hill Diggings
The method used here became a standard of the mining industry through out the world.
Dedicated October 2, 1976, Wm. Bull Meek–Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10, E Clampus Vitus.
The hydraulic monitor, pipe & gate valve displayed here was installed by Native Sons of the Golden West, Hydraulic Parlor 56. Nevada City
Erected 1976 by Wm. Bull Meek–Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 16.006′ N, 121° 1.591′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on West Broad Street south of California Route 49, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Emigrant Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Nevada City Methodist Church Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ten Stamp Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nevada City.
Also see . . . Pressure Builds to End Hydraulic Gold Mining. article by Don Baumgart on the Nevada County Gold (ncgold.com) website. (Submitted on March 15, 2007.)
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