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Jenny Lind

At Hwy 26 on Jenny Lind Rd., Valley Springs, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 7' 20.6112", -120° 52' 38.1288"
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Jenny Lind, located on the north bank of the Calaveras River, was a placer mining town as early as 1849. Most of the placer mining was done along the hillsides above the river - later the river was mined with dredgers. In 1864 the population was said to be 400, half of them Chinese.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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