Sutter's Mill


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Sutter’s Mill

where James Marshall discovered California gold (1848). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2662]

Sutter’s Mill

site of first strike precipitating Gold Rush. [Am. Hist. Flexner, 175]
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Other searchers also found fragments from what's now known as the Sutter's Mill (SM) fall, named for the local landmark that triggered the California gold rush that began in 1848.
"It tells you that the asteroid it came from has had a very interesting history." Grady and her colleagues describe the Sutter's Mill find in the Dec.
If there have been any modern-day versions of James Marshall, who discovered a major lode of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 and sparked the California gold rush, he said he probably would not have heard about it.
While highlighting the anchor pieces in each section-a real-life steam engine room, a Fresnel lighthouse lens that lit waters 17 miles afar-Johnson can't resist pausing apologetically at easily overlooked pieces such as a tucked-away safety vest invention that appears to be a twin mattress folded diaperlike under the wearer's torso; or the first sliver of gold found at Sutter's Mill that precipitated the gold rush.
But what the Court did, in my opinion, was the equivalent of when John Marshall found those first few flecks of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848: it started the Gold Rush, with tens of thousands of prospectors packing their Conestoga wagons and heading West to seek their fortunes.
In 1849, the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill initiated a wild free-for-all in the city; civic order began to be restored by the start of 1850.
How about D-Day, or George Washington, or Henry Ford, or the losers and brigands who flocked to Sutter's Mill, who pushed their way west because there was gold in them thar hills?"
Before the first nuggets were pulled from the millrace at Sutter's Mill, California was a remote and thinly populated backwater only two years removed from Mexico's sleepy jurisdiction.
After gold was discovered at Sutter's mill, his son August joined him, and was of immense help in clearing up his father's business woes.
Levi's got started in California a few years after the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1849.
Bigler--premier chronicler of that event, were major players in the initial discovery of gold in Coloma at John Sutter's Mill on the American River in January 1848.
"Deeper Inside the Valley of Kings," for example, details a series of lustful rendezvous that revolve around the bar Sutter's Mill and other locales mentioned often in Wild Animals.

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