California State Historic Landmark 265
#265 Chili Gulch, near Mokelumne Hill
Richest placer mining section, extending five miles, in Calaveras County. Received
name from Chileans who worked gulch in 1848 and 1849, and scene of the so-called
Chilean War. Largest known quartz crystals recovered from mine on south side of gulch.
No photo exists for this site.
On State Hwy 49 (PM 26.4), 1.4 mi S of Mokelumne Hill.
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