“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Gold Hill, California

Clickable Map of El Dorado County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> El Dorado County, CA (186) Alpine County, CA (42) Amador County, CA (183) Placer County, CA (209) Sacramento County, CA (329) Douglas County, NV (87)  ElDoradoCounty(186) El Dorado County (186)  AlpineCounty(42) Alpine County (42)  AmadorCounty(183) Amador County (183)  PlacerCounty(209) Placer County (209)  SacramentoCounty(329) Sacramento County (329)  DouglasCountyNevada(87) Douglas County (87)
Placerville is the county seat for El Dorado County
Gold Hill is in El Dorado County
      El Dorado County (186)  
      Alpine County (42)  
      Amador County (183)  
      Placer County (209)  
      Sacramento County (329)  
      Douglas County, Nevada (87)  
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1California (El Dorado County), Gold Hill — 815 — Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony
Site of the only tea and silk farm established in California. First agricultural settlement of pioneer Japanese immigrants who arrived at Gold Hill on June 8, 1869. Despite the initial success, it failed to prosper. It marked the beginning of . . . Map (db m76181) HM
2California (Placer County), Gold Hill — Hydraulic Mining
Hydraulic mining shaped the reddish cliffs along this highway corridor. From the 1850’s until 1885 jets of water were used to break down gold-laden gravel and to wash the material through gold separating devises called sluices. This practice was . . . Map (db m23666) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022