Carson Hill

California State Historic Landmark 274

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#274 Carson hill
Gold discovered in creek just below town by James H. Carson in 1848, whose name was given to creek, hill, and town. In November, 1854, at Morgan Mine, was found the largest gold nugget in California, weighing 195 pounds troy, worth at that time $43,000.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
Nothing remains of this site.


On State Hwy 49 (PM 3.3), 3.7 mi S of Angels Camp.

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