California State Historic Landmark 295
#295 Paloma (Fosteria)
Gwin Mine, Paloma, Lower Rich Gulch, was mined for placer in 1849. Quartz was
discovered by J. Alexander in 1851. Property acquired by William M. Gwin, California's first
U.S. Senator, in 1851. The Gwin Mine, closed in 1908, yielded millions.
Nothing remains of this site.
Intersection of Paloma Rd and Edster St, 5 mi SW of Mokelumne Hill.
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