California State Historic Landmark 295

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#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.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
Nothing remains of this site.


Intersection of Paloma Rd and Edster St, 5 mi SW of Mokelumne Hill.

Landmark logo Return to other landmarks in Calaveras county.

Please note: I have no connection to any organizations mentioned on this site.

Site contents copyright 1996-2000 by Donald Laird - all rights reserved

Send comments to:
Donald Laird