Browns Valley was an early stage stop and mining town sporting 5 hotels and 24 saloons. Freight wagons and mule trains loaded with supplies came up from Marysville with enormous loads of supplies destined for the mines and lumber camps in the high . . . — — Map (db m40153) HM
Maidu Indians had made this valley their home for generations until gold was discovered on the Yuba River, June 2, 1848, by Jonas Spect disrupting their way of life forever. Miners flocked to the area, mining up and down the banks of the Yuba. In . . . — — Map (db m40159) HM
Beyond this marker, the "head frame" for the mine still stands while most of the other structures were destroyed over time.
Extensive vertical shafts or "winzes" are honey-combed throughout the area, some of which are reportedly as deep as 1700 . . . — — Map (db m54217) HM
Donated to Yuba County, and opened in July 1928, this park is but a tiny remnant of the 10,000+ acres controlled by Wendell P. Hammon’s Dredging companies. He arrived in California in 1875 and by 1902 had developed the incredible machinery needed to . . . — — Map (db m40191) HM
1855. Largest town in eastern Yuba County, and at height of its prosperity contained a church, theater, stores, hotels, and saloons. Old Wells Fargo Office and Stewart Bros.; Store restored, 1928, and dedicated to pioneer men and women of Timbuctoo. — — Map (db m154367) HM