California Historical Landmarks in Butte County

California Historical Landmark 771
Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site
Old Skyway Between New Skyway and Indian Drive
South of Magalia
Discovered 1859

California Historical Landmark 771: Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site
  California Historical Landmark 771: Dogtown Nugget Discovery Site
24 April 2013
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The Dogtown Nugget

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.

Placed by
Centennial Parlor 295
N.D.G.W. June 12, 1955

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