#0399 Town of Forest Hill


#0399 Town of Forest Hill

Site information:

24540 Main St, Foresthill


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Forest Hill

Gold discovered here in 1850 in which year the first "Forest House" built. In 1852 the Jenny Lind Mine found which produced over million dollars in gold while the mines in this immediate vicinity produced over ten million dollars up to 1868. Town an important trading post and famed for its beautiful forests.

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Placer County Historical Society.
Dedicated August 20, 1950

Registered 4/14/1948