California Historical Landmarks in Calaveras County

California Historical Landmark 272
Douglas Flat
SR 4 Between Monge Ranch and Ansil Davis Roads
Douglas Flat

California Historical Landmark #272: Douglas Flat
6 December 2012
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Douglas Flat

Douglas Flat was a roaring mining camp of the early 1850s. In 1857 the Harper and Lone Star Claims produced $130,000 worth of gold. The so-called Central Hill Channel, an ancient river deposit from which vast quantities of gold have been taken, is located here.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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