National Register of Historic Places in El Dorado County

National Register #85003522: Gold Bug Mine
24 February 2007
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National Register #85003522
Hattie (Gold Bug), Priest and Silver Pine Mines and Stampmill
AKA Hangtown's Gold Bug Park
2501 Bedford Avenue
Period of Significanc 1860-1920

The district contains four mining claims. The boundaries of each of the claims were the last recorded boundaries for the area when the Bureau of Land Management took over in 1949.

The entire 61.45 acres are representative of the various mining technologies that were employed to extract and process gold from the first years of the Gold Rush to the mid-twentieth century. The district provides a wide diversity of historic resources related to the development of the mining industry in California.

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