• The California Gold Rush 18421884Totally Timelines

    2020-4-29 · 1848 (24th January) James Wilson Marshall found a piece of shiny yellow metal at Sutter s Mill which was beside the American River at Coloma California. Marshall had been contracted to build a new water-powered sawmill for John Sutter a business man and founder of Sutter s Fort an agricultural and trading community.

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  • GOLD FOUND IN CALIFORNIAabcteach

    2004-1-19 · Reading Comprehension- History Sutter s Mill ©2004abcteach ANSWERS 1. California 2. 1848 3. San Francisco 4. hammering it 5. pool 6. acid scale 7. San Francisco 8. Mill 9. silver 10. answers will vary 1. d 2. c 3. d John Sutter owned mill at which gold was found James Marshal worked for John Sutter nitric acid used to test for gold

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  • How did they find gold in the Gold Rush

    2020-3-26 · Discovery at Sutter s Mill On January 24 1848 James Wilson Marshall a carpenter originally from New Jersey found flakes of gold in the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Coloma California. Miners extracted more than 750 000 pounds of gold during the California Gold

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  • How did they find gold in the Gold Rush

    2020-3-26 · Discovery at Sutter s Mill On January 24 1848 James Wilson Marshall a carpenter originally from New Jersey found flakes of gold in the American River at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Coloma California. Miners extracted more than 750 000 pounds of gold during the California Gold

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  • Sutter s Mill The First Gold Discovery in California

    On January 24 1848 a man named James W. Marshall spotted flakes of gold in Coloma on the American River. Marshall was in the process of building a sawmill for John Sutter the owner of Sutter s Mill where the gold was found. The carpenter attempted to keep the discovery private but hiding news of gold is about as easy as putting a fire out

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  • A Place in History The Impact of the Sutter s Mill Gold

    2020-1-3 · wrong. Bigler s position as the chronicler of the discovery was the result of a well-established habit of journal keeping. Although Henry Bigler s presence at Sutter s Mill that fateful day may have been "luck " his recording of the discov-ery was not. Henry Bigler s diary page for 24 Jan 1848 recording the discovery of gold

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  • 1848 California Gold DiscoveryColoma California

    On January 24 1848 an event occurred in Coloma that would radically impact the history of California and the Nation. James W. Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter using water from the South Fork of the American River. He noticed several flakes of metal in the tailrace water and recognized them to be gold.

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  • California Gold Rush History -Sutter s Mill

    The sum of California gold rush history has been going on ever since. In 1852 more gold came out of California than the whole federal budget of the United States.James Marshall the man who found that first gold nugget in the American River at Sutter s Mill searched for another gold strike but it was in vain.

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  • California Gold Rush History -Sutter s Mill

    The sum of California gold rush history has been going on ever since. In 1852 more gold came out of California than the whole federal budget of the United States.James Marshall the man who found that first gold nugget in the American River at Sutter s Mill searched for another gold strike but it was in vain.

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  • The Gold Rush of 1849Facts Summary VideoHISTORY

    2010-4-6 · Discovery at Sutter s Mill On January 24 1848 James Wilson Marshall a carpenter originally from New Jersey found flakes of gold in the American River at the base of the

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  • Finding Gold at Sutter s Mill Traveling with MJTraveling

    2021-5-20 · There s gold in them thar hills and in 1848 one of those hills was located in Coloma California on the bank of the American River. It was at this spot while building a saw mill that John Sutter and James Marshall found nuggets of gold.

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  • Sutter s Mill California United States Britannica

    Other articles where Sutter s Mill is discussed gold rush The best-known strike occurred at Sutter s Mill near the Sacramento River in California in 1848. On January 24 of that year while John Sutter was having a sawmill built his carpenter James W. Marshall found gold. Sutter and Marshall agreed to become partners and despite their best efforts to keep

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  • Gold Rush HistoryMineralstar Mining

    2019-3-20 · The Gold Rush started at Sutter s Mill near Coloma. On January 24 1848 James W. Marshall a foreman working for Sacramento pioneer John Sutter found pieces of shiny metal in the tailrace of a lumber mill Marshall was building for Sutter along the American River.

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  • The Discovery of Gold in CaliforniaWestern Mining History

    When James Wilson Marshall found gold in the tailrace of Sutter s Mill on January 24 1848 he was not the first to come across this much sought mineral in California. As early as 1816 there were reports of gold in the Spanish province of California.

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  • Finding Gold at Sutter s Mill Traveling with MJTraveling

    2021-5-20 · There s gold in them thar hills and in 1848 one of those hills was located in Coloma California on the bank of the American River. It was at this spot while building a saw mill that John Sutter and James Marshall found nuggets of gold.

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  • GOLD FOUND IN CALIFORNIAabcteach

    2004-1-19 · Reading Comprehension- History Sutter s Mill ©2004abcteach ANSWERS 1. California 2. 1848 3. San Francisco 4. hammering it 5. pool 6. acid scale 7. San Francisco 8. Mill 9. silver 10. answers will vary 1. d 2. c 3. d John Sutter owned mill at which gold was found James Marshal worked for John Sutter nitric acid used to test for gold

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  • On This Day Gold Discovered at Sutter s Mill in California

    2011-1-24 · On Jan. 24 1848 James W. Marshall discovered gold in a river near Sutter s mill sparking the California Gold Rush. "I Discovered the Gold" Capt. John A. Sutter owned about 48 000 acres in the great Central Valley of California and collaborated with millwright James W. Marshall to build a sawmill in the nearby outpost of present-day Coloma.

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  • Gold Rush HistoryMineralstar Mining

    2019-3-20 · The Gold Rush started at Sutter s Mill near Coloma. On January 24 1848 James W. Marshall a foreman working for Sacramento pioneer John Sutter found pieces of shiny metal in the tailrace of a lumber mill Marshall was building for Sutter along the American River.

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  • California Gold Rush History -Sutter s Mill

    The sum of California gold rush history has been going on ever since. In 1852 more gold came out of California than the whole federal budget of the United States.James Marshall the man who found that first gold nugget in the American River at Sutter s Mill searched for another gold strike but it was in vain.

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  • Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutter s Mill1848

    2021-4-3 · Just forty-six (46) years ago to-day the great and memorable discovery of the California gold was made at Capt. John A. Sutter and James W. Marshall s sawmill on American Fork River California. Now to give a clear conception of that most notable event we must go back to the time when the project of building the mill was first conceived by Messrs. Sutter and Marshall which was on or near the 1st of

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  • It All Began at Sutter s Mill in 1848 An Overview of the

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  • James Marshall the Man Who Discovered Gold in California

    2017-9-18 · James Marshall s discovery of gold at Sutter s Mill in California in 1848 started the California Gold Rush. Born in 1810 Marshall followed in his father s footsteps by becoming a skilled carpenter and wheelwright. When his father died in 1834 he headed westward spending some time in Illinois and Indiana before in 1844 settling in Missouri in

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  • John Sutter Role in Gold Rush Sutter s Mill Facts

    2021-6-14 · John Sutter German-born Swiss pioneer settler and colonizer in California. Discovery of gold on his land at the junction of the Sacramento and American rivers in 1848 precipitated the California Gold Rush. While building a water-powered sawmill James W. Marshall a carpenter found flakes of gold.

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  • Sutter s Mill California United States Britannica

    Other articles where Sutter s Mill is discussed gold rush The best-known strike occurred at Sutter s Mill near the Sacramento River in California in 1848. On January 24 of that year while John Sutter was having a sawmill built his carpenter James W. Marshall found gold. Sutter and Marshall agreed to become partners and despite their best efforts to keep

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  • GOLD FOUND IN CALIFORNIAabcteach

    2004-1-19 · Reading Comprehension- History Sutter s Mill ©2004abcteach ANSWERS 1. California 2. 1848 3. San Francisco 4. hammering it 5. pool 6. acid scale 7. San Francisco 8. Mill 9. silver 10. answers will vary 1. d 2. c 3. d John Sutter owned mill at which gold was found James Marshal worked for John Sutter nitric acid used to test for gold

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  • A Place in History The Impact of the Sutter s Mill Gold

    2020-1-3 · wrong. Bigler s position as the chronicler of the discovery was the result of a well-established habit of journal keeping. Although Henry Bigler s presence at Sutter s Mill that fateful day may have been "luck " his recording of the discov-ery was not. Henry Bigler s diary page for 24 Jan 1848 recording the discovery of gold

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  • Gold Rush HistoryMineralstar Mining

    2019-3-20 · The Gold Rush started at Sutter s Mill near Coloma. On January 24 1848 James W. Marshall a foreman working for Sacramento pioneer John Sutter found pieces of shiny metal in the tailrace of a lumber mill Marshall was building for Sutter along the American River.

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