California Historical Landmarks in Nevada County
California Historical Landmark 297
Gold Hill Mine
Jenkins Street and Hocking Avenue
The discovery was made on
By George Knight
The occurrence of gold-bearing quartz was undoubtedly noted here and elsewhere about the same time or previously, but the above discovery created the great excitement that started the development of quartz mining into a great industry.
The GOLD HILL MINE from 1850 to 1857 is credited with a total production of