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Home California Calaveras County County Mokelumne Hill Paloma


Intersection of Paloma Rd and Edster St, 5 mi SW of Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 15' 35.9316", -120° 44' 37.5612"
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Gwin Mine, Paloma, and Lower Rich Gulch were mined for placer gold in 1849, and quartz was discovered by J. Alexander in 1851. Property here was acquired by Wm. M. Gwin, California's first U.S. Senator, in 1851. After yielding millions of dollars in gold, the Gwin Mine closed in 1908.

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