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Jackson Gate

     
California State Historical Marker, Amador County
 
 
On N Main St, 1.3 mi NE of Jackson , Jackson, CA, USA

Latitude & Longitude:
38.365826, -120.774727
 
 
      Jackson Gate, on the north fork of Jackson Creek, takes its name from a fissure in a reef of rock that crosses the creek. In 1850 about 500 miners worked here and the first mining ditch in the county was dug here - its water sold for $1 per inch.
 
Last updated: 11/11/2009 11:05:23





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