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 ...