Sutter Creek in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Central Eureka Mine
Erected 2004 by The Sutter Creek 1854 – 2004 Promotion Committee and the Amador County 2004 Sesquincentennial.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
Location. 38° 22.958′ N, 120° 47.977′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Sutter Hill Road and Old Ridge Road when traveling east on Sutter Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Botto Saloon (a few steps from this marker); 1854 · Amador County · 1954 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Eureka Mine (approx. half a Hydroelectric Power in Amador County (approx. half a mile away); Miners' Bend Park (approx. half a mile away); Knight Scarifier – “The Scarifier that will scarify” (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of the Heros of Amador County (approx. half a mile away); To Remember the Men of Amador County Who Died in The World War (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
Also see . . . Amadorgold's Central Eureka Online Mine Tour. Historic photo's and information on the Central Eureka Mine and its History (Submitted on February 3, 2012, by Amador Gold of Jackson, California, Amador County.)
1. Central Eureka Mine:
Location: Highway 49 to the traffic light at Ridge Road. East on Ridge Road one block and you can see the gallus frame of the old Central Eureka Mine. It was one of the few that continued operating after the 1942 Presidential edict to close the mines on behalf of the war effort. It produced $36 million during its operation. Source: Amador County Chamber of Commerce
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,327 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 28, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 2. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on February 2, 2009. 4. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.