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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Columbia in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Welcome to Italian Bar

 
 
Welcome to Italian Bar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
1. Welcome to Italian Bar Marker
Inscription. At this historical site in 1850, over 3,000 prospectors worked. Over 10 million Dollars in Gold was extracted from Italian Bar & nearby “diggins”.
It is now private property owned by The Lost Dutchman’s Mining Association.

No camping without permission – Members only
 
Erected by Lost Dutchman's Mining Association.
 
Location. 38° 4.572′ N, 120° 20.047′ W. Marker is near Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on Italian Bar Road. Touch for map. Italian Bar is located in the Stanislaus National Forest. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Camp ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Monitor of Knickerbocker Flat ( approx. 2.8 miles away); Columbia School House ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Columbia Masonic Cemetery ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Columbia Cemetery ( approx. 4.4 miles away); To Honor the Chinese Pioneers ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Charles Crist Kress ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Sawmill Flat ( approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. Natural ResourcesNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Welcome to Italian Bar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
2. Welcome to Italian Bar Marker
Nervie’s Store image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
3. Nervie’s Store
In the winter of 1849 a man from Italy named Nervie established a store at this site for the local prospectors.
Mining Relics image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
4. Mining Relics
Italian Bar image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
5. Italian Bar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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