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#272:  Douglas Flat

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Location:

State Hwy 4 (P.M. 275), Douglas Flat

~38.116681,-120.4539

Plaque:

No Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

Douglas Flat was a roaring mining camp of the early 1850s. In 1857 the Harper and Lone Star Claims produced $130,000 worth of gold. The so-called Central Hill Channel, an ancient river deposit from which vast quantities of gold have been taken, is located here.



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