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Historical : Landmarks

Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site



This marker symbolizes the discovery of the first large gold nugget in California. It was found across this canyon in Willard Gulch April 12, 1859. Weight 54 pounds.
Once the center of some of the richest mining claims in the country. The town got its name from the great number of dogs raised and sold here by a Mrs. Bassett in the 1850s.



Address:
0.3 mi N of Pentz Rd on Old Skyway, Magalia, Magalia


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