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This is where George McKnight discovered gold in Grass Valley in October, 1850 and where California quartz gold mining began.

Location: Jenkins Street & Hocking Ave, Grass Valley California 95945

Other History nearby:
(Shreveport) Ark-la-tex Antique & Classic Vehicle Mu.
(San Augustine) Ezekiel W. Cullen Home
(Many) Fort Jesup State Historic Site
(Natchitoches) Fort St. Jean Baptiste
(Natchitoches) Ft Jean Baptiste State Commemorative
(Grass Valley) Gold Quartz Discovery Site


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