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JAMESTOWN

Historical Landmark

Description:
James Woods first discovered gold in Tuolumne County west of this point, on Woods Creek, shortly before the town was founded by Colonel George James on August 8, 1848. Large quantities of gold were recovered from the stream. The town became known as gateway to the Mother Lode and the southern mines.

Registration Date: 3/16/1949

Location:
City: Jamestown
County: Tuolumne

Directions:
NE corner of Main and Donovan Sts, Jamestown

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