Marshall Monument

California State Historic Landmark 143

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#143 Erected by the state of California
in memory of
James W. Marshall
1810 - 1885

whose discovery of gold January 24, 1848 in the tailrace of Sutter's Mill at Coloma started the great rush of argonauts.
Monument unveiled May 3, 1890.

Site Photo:



Marshall Gold Discovery SHP, Coloma.

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