Sutter Creek in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Union Mine Boarding House
(Now a Private Residence)
The Lincoln Mine produced $2,200,000. in gold by 1873, he then sold it to the British Syndicate for $800,000.
The first five stamp mill was powered by a breast-wheel with a wooden shaft and wooden cams with flume water from Sutter Creek.
R. C. Downs married Rose Williams in Connecticut in 1856. Rose refused to live here and lived in Sacramento until the front portion or the house was added.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 38° 23.719′ N, 120° 48.38′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Spanish Street and Amelia Street on Spanish Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Spanish Street, 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. 135 Amelia Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Mine (about 700 feet away); C. Soracco Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutter Creek Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutter Creek Sanitarium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leland Stanford, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mahoney Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wildman Mine (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 709 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.