Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chinese Miners of the Mother Lode
This plaque dedicated to the memory of the diligent Chinese miners of the gold days.
Erected 1960 by James W. Marshall Chapter No.49, E Clampus Vitus on January 23, 1960.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 48.087′ N, 120° 53.572′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is located between the two Chinese stores on the south side of State Highway 49. Marker is in this post office area: Coloma CA 95613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James W. Marshall (here, next to this marker); Chinese Stores (here, next to this marker); Mormon Cabin (within Sutter Mill Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Miner’s Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coloma Road (about 300 feet away); Sutter Mill Timbers (about 300 feet away); James Wilson Marshall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
Regarding Chinese Miners of the Mother Lode. Also see: All other Coloma markers for additional information.
Also see . . . Coloma Valley Gold Discovery: History of the Chinese in Coloma. (Submitted on October 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,146 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.