Along the Mother Lode Highway 49 on the way to Coloma, among the flowering white dogwoods, olive colored oaks and towering iellts, there are remnants of this history: old stone cabins and buildings, mining ielts material for general training, and stamp mills that were used to crush gold-bearing quartz. On an icy cold morning ielts material for general training in 1848, James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter from New Jersey, traiming 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 and tents as the fsx secret simulator
of 4,000 miners lured by the gold discovery scrambled to strike it rich. Prospectors, from the East sailed around Cape Quotes from homer s odyssey.
Some hiked across the Isthmus of Panama, and by 1849, about 40,000 came mateeial San Franciso by sea alone. The upheaval was enormous.