Jenny Lind, located on the north bank of the Calaveras River, was a placer mining town as early as 1849. Most of the placer mining was done along the hillsides above the river - later the river was mined with dredgers. In 1864 the population was said to be 400, half of them Chinese.
Registration Date: 9/3/1937
City: Valley Springs
On Milton Rd, County Road J1 4, 8 mi SW of Valley Springs
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