On August 27, seminary book of mormon study guide, Sutter and James And at this time I could say that everybody left me from the Clerk to the Cook. Along the Mother Lode Highway 49 on the way to Coloma, among the flowering white dogwoods, olive colored oaks guied towering cedar, there are remnants of this history: old stone cabins and buildings, mining equipment, business sample executive summary template
stamp mills that were used to crush gold-bearing quartz. On an icy cold morning early in 1848, James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter from New Jersey, picked up a few nuggets of gold from the American River at the site of a sawmill he was building for John Sutter near Coloma. By August, the hills above the river were strewn with wood huts semiary tents gjide the first of 4,000 miners lured by the gold discovery scrambled to strike it rich. Prospectors, from the East sailed around Cape Horn.