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

Five Stamp Mill

1893

 
 
Five Stamp Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
1. Five Stamp Mill Marker
Inscription.  Used to crush gold ore at the Fortuna Mine near Nevada City. Ore fed under iron 'stamps' from rear hopper. Steam, water or electric belt-driven power turned wheel which revolved cams. Donated to Nevada City by Bill Magers.

Dedicated July 4, 1982 by Nevada City Council & Wm. Bull Meek--Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10, E Clampus Vitus
 
Erected 1982 by Nevada City Council and Wm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Steward No. 10, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 15.772′ N, 121° 1.009′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Union Alley, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Yuba Canal Office (here, next to this marker); Pelton Water Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Robinson Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Original Ott Assay Office

Five Stamp Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
2. Five Stamp Mill Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Old Wells Fargo Building (a few steps from this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada City, The “Queen City of the Northern Mines” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.

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May. 28, 2022