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Michigan Bar

State Hwy 16, (P.M. 22.4) 0.1 mi E of Michigan Bar Rd, Sacramento, CA , USA
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Now practically obliterated by hydraulic and dredging operations, the booming town of Michigan Bar once contained 1,500 population. Gold was discovered here in 1849 by citizens of Michigan, after whom the settlement was named. Pottery works, once largest in the state, were located here, and town contained a post office and Wells Fargo agency.

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