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DOGTOWN NUGGET DISCOVERY SITE, NO. 771
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Johnny_Quest
N 39° 48.243 W 121° 34.719
10S E 621674 N 4406975
Quick Description: The Dogtown nugget was discovered April 12, 1859 at the Willard Claim, a hydraulic mine in the Feather River Canyon northeast of Magalia.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2008 9:28:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM451G
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 50

Long Description:
This marker symbolizes the discovery of the first large gold nugget in California. It was found across this canyon in Willard Gulch, April 12, 1859. Weight 54 pounds.

This is not the standard CA Landmark plaque. It is a privately placed plaque.
Marker Number: 771.00

Marker Name: Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site

County: Butte

Marker Dedication Date: 05/12/1955

Location:
0.3 mi N of Pentz-Magalia Rd on (Old)Skyway, Magalia.


Website: [Web Link]

Has Official CA Plaque: Not Listed

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