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

South Spring Hill Mine

 
 
South Spring Hil Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
1. South Spring Hil Mine Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1851 working continuously till 1893. Purchased by Keystone Company in 1920 and connected to it. Closed in 1942. Contained 3 shafts: South Spring Hill 1200’, Tallisman 600’, and Medean at 600’ deep. Produced $1,092,472 from 1888-1902. Amador
 
Erected 2004 by Amador County Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural Resources. In addition, it is included in the California - Sutter Creek Gold Mine Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 38° 24.806′ N, 120° 49.143′ W. Marker is near Amador City, California, in Amador County. Marker is on String Bean Alley east of Old Route 49. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10301-10355 Old Sutter Creek-Amador City Highway, Amador City CA 95601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keystone Mine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Imperial Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Original Amador Mine (approx. half a mile away);
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Amador City Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bunker Hill Mine (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Tucker's Fire Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sutter Creek’s First Fire Bell (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lincoln Mine (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amador City.
 
South Spring Hil Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
2. South Spring Hil Mine Marker
Site of Herbertville, 1851 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2011
3. Site of Herbertville, 1851
Located at the junction of String Bean Alley, Turner Road and Amador Road (aka Sutter Creek - Amador City Highway).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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