james marshall

Coloma seizes on golden opportunity

Rich in California history, Coloma’s Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on Saturday commemorates the momentous Jan. 24, 1848, anniversary. And James Marshall’ ...

Coloma mill rises again at original James Marshall gold discovery location

COLOMA – Using time-tested techniques and tools, a crew of timber framers is bringing back to life a replica of the mill where James Marshall first spotted gold. Marshall&rs ...

Media Life: Prized 1848 Gold Rush nugget gets its due in Smithsonian list

  “Hey boys, by God, I believe I’ve found a gold mine.” Any school kid heard the story and many took the long, winding ride in the big yellow bus to a plac ...

Media Life: 160-year-old daguerreotype is Auburn’s iconic image

  AUBURN CA - Some 2,700 miles from Auburn, visitors to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. are getting a glimpse into a California community’s rich golden past. The g ...