Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail
The first community in Tuolumne County to be founded (1855) entirely upon the operation of a lode mine. Site of the famous
Soulsby Mine (discovered by Benjamin Soulsby) which produced over $6,500,000 by 1900. The first hardrock miners who worked
mine were from Cornwall, England. First group of 499 arriving in 1858.
State Registered Landmark No. 420
Erected by Citizens of Soulsbyville
Tuolumne County Gold Centennial Celebration Committee
Dedicated December 31, 1950