In 1848, James W. Marshall found shining flecks of gold in the tailrace of the sawmill he was building in partnership with John Sutter. This discovery changed the course of California's and the nation's history. See a replica of the original sawmill and over 20 historic buildings including a mining exhibit, Chinese store exhibits and schoolhouse exhibit.

On January 21st we celebrate the anniversary of James Marshall's momentous discovery of gold in the tail race of Sutter's Mill. This event is commemorated every year with living history, interactive period trade demonstrations, music and a Gold Rush Symposium featuring noted authors and scholars on gold rush history. Join us in celebration on Saturday, January 21st, 2022 -Time: 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. Parking is $10.00 per car. For more information please contact our museum at (530) 622-3470.

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park

310 Back St, Coloma, CA 95613
Jan 20, 2024
10:00 PM PST to 12:00 PM PST
$10.00 per car