California Historical Landmarks in Tuolumne County

California Historical Landmark 420
Soulsbyville Road and Community Drive

California Historical Landmark #420: Soulsbyville
  California Historical Landmark #420: Soulsbyville
4 December 2012
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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

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