IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1848, James Wilson Marshall
(October 8, 1810 – August 10, 1885) found
a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern
California. The discovery led to the gold
rush of ’49’.


The spot where Marshall first discovered the gold that started the California Gold Rush.


John Sutter’s sawmill in 1850. The historians at Marshall Gold State Historic Park concluded the person seen in the above photo was
the photographer’s assistant who was used to show scale.


James Marshall’s cabin in Coloma, California.

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The James Marshall Monument is one of the many historic structures at the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
James Marshall Monument

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