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Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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Archaeological Gold at Coloma?
- 1997 archaeological excavation by field crew from California State University - Sacramento. Goal was to explore Coloma's past by studying the proposed Wright store site.
California State Historic Landmark 748
- Photo and text from the plaque marking the location of James Marshall's discovery of gold in the American River, January 24, 1848.
- Lists the postmasters recorded at the Coloma Post Office from 1851 to present.
Coloma, California Ghost Town
- Brief history of Coloma, with quite a few photos of historic sites and buildings in Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
El Dorado County Cemeteries: St. John's Catholic Cemetery
- List of pioneers buried here, with dates of birth and death. Earliest recorded burial was in 1860.
Frank Bekeart's Gunsmith Shop
- Photo and story of this historic building located on Hwy 49 in Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
- A brief history of Coloma's role in the California Gold Rush, with links to other Gold Rush historical information.
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