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Gold discovered at Sutter’s Creek - HISTORY

2009. 11. 16.  A millwright discovers gold along the banks of Sutter’s Creek in California, forever changing the course of history in the American West. A tributary to the South Fork of

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Discovery of Gold, by John A. Sutter - 1848

2021. 4. 3.  The single men locked their doors and left for “Sutter’s Fort,” and from there to the Eldorado. For some time the people in Monterey and farther south would not believe the news of the gold discovery, and said that it was only a ‘Ruse de Guerre’ of Sutter’s, because he wanted to have neighbors in his wilderness.

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Eyewitness to the Discovery of Gold at Sutter's Mill - 1848

2021. 4. 3.  Just forty-six (46) years ago to-day the great and memorable discovery of the California gold was made at Capt. John A. Sutter and James W. Marshall’s sawmill, on American Fork River, California. Now to give a clear conception of that most notable event, we must go back to the time when the project of building the mill was first conceived by Messrs. Sutter and Marshall, which was on or near the 1st of

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Gold Discovery History Coloma, California

On January 24, 1848, an event occurred in Coloma that would radically impact the history of California and the Nation. James W. Marshall was building a sawmill for Captain John Sutter, using water from the South Fork of the American River. He noticed several

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California Gold Rush History -Sutter's Mill

The 49ers traveled to the gold fields and discovered the gold barring rock that later became known as the Motherlode. In 1849, $10,000,000 worth of gold came out of California. In all, the major gold rush of California lasted only ten years.

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Discovery of Gold, by John A. Sutter - 1848

2021. 4. 3.  The fort was begun in 1842 and finished in 1844. There was no town till after the gold discovery in 1848, when it became the bustling, buzzing center for merchants, traders, miners, etc., and every available room was in demand.

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Sutter's Fort - Wikipedia

Sutter's Fort was a 19th-century agricultural and trade colony in the Mexican Alta California province. The site of the fort was established in 1839 and originally called New Helvetia (New Switzerland) by its builder John Sutter, though construction of the fort proper wouldn't begin until 1841. The fort was the first non-Indigenous community in the California Central Valley. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush, and the formation of the city of Sacramento, surrounding the for

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Sutter’s Fort, California – Legends of America

2021. 6. 21.  Sutter’s employees also joined the Gold Rush and he was unable to protect his property. In no time, his sheep and cattle were stolen, his land was occupied by squatters and he lost possession of the fort. By the 1850s, all that was left of Sutter’s Fort was the central building and by 1860, its outer walls and rooms lay in ruin.

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The California Gold Discoverer, John A. Sutter. - The New

2021. 6. 17.  The San Francisco papers state that Gen. JOHN A. SUTTER, the pioneer of the California pioneers, and whose name is associated with the first discovery of gold in

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Discovery of Gold, by John A. Sutter - 1848

2021. 4. 3.  The fort was begun in 1842 and finished in 1844. There was no town till after the gold discovery in 1848, when it became the bustling, buzzing center for merchants, traders, miners, etc., and every available room was in demand. In 1849 Sacramento City was laid off on the river two miles west of the fort, and the town grew up there at once into ...

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California Gold Rush History -Sutter's Mill

California’s First Gold Discovery. In 1839, Captain John Sutter, of German ancestry settled in California with the intention of growing an agricultural empire in the fertile hills of the Sacramento Valley. It was here that Sutter built a fort to protect his assets. After ten years Sutter

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The Discovery Of Gold In California – Legends of America

2021. 5. 22.  The Discovery Of Gold In California. By John A. Sutter in 1857. John Sutter. It was in the first part of January 1848 [January 24], when the gold was discovered at Coloma, where I was then building a sawmill. The contractor and builder of this mill was James W. Marshall, from New Jersey.

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William Tecumseh Sherman and the Discovery of Gold

2021. 4. 25.  Toward the close of June, 1848, the gold-fever being at its height, by Colonel Mason’s orders, I made preparations for his trip to the newly-discovered gold-mines at Sutter’s Fort. I selected four good soldiers, with Aaron, Colonel Mason’s black servant, and a good outfit of horses and pack-mules, we started by the usually traveled route for Yerba Buena.

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The Discovery of Gold in California

The plans of Sutter and Marshall to keep the discovery quiet came to naught, for the secret of gold could not be kept. The ex-solders at the Coloma mill site confided the secret to their associates at Natoma. Charles Bennett, sent by Sutter to Monterey to secure a grant of the Coloma area from Governor Mason, could not restrain himself from showing the gold in Benicia and San Francisco.

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Discovery of Gold, by John A. Sutter - 1848

2021. 4. 3.  Capt. Sutter tells of the Gold Discovery - 1854. Excerpts of John Sutter's Diaries 1838-1848. An Eyewitness to the Gold Discovery. A Rush to the Gold Washings — From the California Star. Military Governor Mason's Report on the Discovery of Gold. William T. Sherman and the Gold Rush. Dramatic Impact of the Gold Discovery, by Theo. H. Hittell

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Sutter’s Fort, California – Legends of America

2021. 6. 21.  Sutter’s employees also joined the Gold Rush and he was unable to protect his property. In no time, his sheep and cattle were stolen, his land was occupied by squatters and he lost possession of the fort. By the 1850s, all that was left of Sutter’s Fort was the central building and by 1860, its outer walls and rooms lay in ruin.

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History of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

History of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park Reexamining Our Past Like a number of historic sites in California, Sutter’s Fort has nominally shared the complex, and often disturbing 19th century history of California with its often deadly consequences for California Native Americans.

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The Gold Rush Chronicles

2015. 6. 20.  JANUARY 28, 1848 ~ Marshall arrives at Sutter's Fort, where Sutter further tests the gold and proves that it is, in fact, real gold. FEBRUARY 2, 1848 ~ The Mexican War officially ends with the signing of the Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty. The United States

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The California Gold Discoverer, John A. Sutter. - The

2021. 6. 17.  The San Francisco papers state that Gen. JOHN A. SUTTER, the pioneer of the California pioneers, and whose name is associated with the first discovery of gold in

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January 24: James W. Marshall Discovers a Small Amount

2012. 1. 1.  Soon Sutter’s worst fears came true when squatters showed up from all over, breaking his fences down, stealing his cattle, and destroying his crops. In the end, Sutter ended up dying fairly poor, having never found a way to profit from the discovery of gold

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Gold Discovered at Sutter's Mill 1/28/1848

2021. 5. 2.  Gold Discovered at Sutter's Mill 1/28/1848. German Swiss American pioneer, businessman. Born 02/15/1803 Died 06/18/1880 Age 77; Spoke Swiss, French, Spanish, English. Significance. Established Sutter's Fort in Sacramento California. California Gold

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The Discovery of Gold in California

The plans of Sutter and Marshall to keep the discovery quiet came to naught, for the secret of gold could not be kept. The ex-solders at the Coloma mill site confided the secret to their associates at Natoma. Charles Bennett, sent by Sutter to Monterey to secure a grant of the Coloma area from Governor Mason, could not restrain himself from showing the gold in Benicia and San Francisco.

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CA History Unit Study on the Gold Rush SUTTER'S FORT -

When John Sutter first arrived in California in 1839, his dream was to build an agricultural empire. I n 1848, James Marshall, a carpenter working for Sutter, discovered gold at the sawmill Sutter was having built in Coloma, on the American River. Before the mill could be finished, word of the discovery was out. Sutter's workers deserted the Fort

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William Tecumseh Sherman and the Discovery of Gold

2021. 4. 25.  Toward the close of June, 1848, the gold-fever being at its height, by Colonel Mason’s orders, I made preparations for his trip to the newly-discovered gold-mines at Sutter’s Fort. I selected four good soldiers, with Aaron, Colonel Mason’s black servant, and a good outfit of horses and pack-mules, we started by the usually traveled route for Yerba Buena.

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James Marshall: California's Gold Discoverer

Marshall’s gold discovery more than 150 years ago arguably began the modernization of California. The events that set the world in motion to the new El Dorado began almost by accident–John Sutter decided to build a sawmill in partnership with his employee, James Marshall, in 1847. Born on October 8, 1810, in New Jersey, where his great ...

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John Sutter , Role in Gold Rush, Sutter’s Mill, Facts

2021. 6. 14.  John Sutter, German-born Swiss pioneer settler and colonizer in California. Discovery of gold on his land at the junction of the Sacramento and American rivers in 1848 precipitated the California Gold Rush. While building a water-powered sawmill, James W. Marshall, a carpenter, found flakes of gold.

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Sutter’s Fort, California – Legends of America

2021. 6. 21.  Sutter’s employees also joined the Gold Rush and he was unable to protect his property. In no time, his sheep and cattle were stolen, his land was occupied by squatters and he lost possession of the fort. By the 1850s, all that was left of Sutter’s Fort was the central building and by 1860, its outer walls and rooms lay in ruin.

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The Gold Rush Chronicles

2015. 6. 20.  JANUARY 28, 1848 ~ Marshall arrives at Sutter's Fort, where Sutter further tests the gold and proves that it is, in fact, real gold. FEBRUARY 2, 1848 ~ The Mexican War officially ends with the signing of the Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty. The United States

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The California Gold Discoverer, John A. Sutter. - The

2021. 6. 17.  The San Francisco papers state that Gen. JOHN A. SUTTER, the pioneer of the California pioneers, and whose name is associated with the first discovery of gold in

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