In 1848 James marshall found gold at James sutters mill?
James Marshall found gold in the year of 1848.
First gold found at Sutter's Mill, California, 1848 On January 24, 1848, James Marshall found this tiny piece of gold in a stream near John Sutter's sawmill in northern California. News of the discovery inspired the great Gold Rush of 1849. Marshall and Sutter gave the gold nugget to a U.S. Army officer in San Francisco, who sent it to Washington, D.C., to the National Institute, a predecessor of the Smithsonian Institution. When the institute's…
California Gold Rush Gold was discovered on January 24, 1848, by James Marshall, an employee at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. This and subsequent finds triggered the Gold Rush from 1848 to 1855. Previously, gold was found in southern California at Placerita Canyon in 1842, near the historic "Oak of the Golden Dream." (California was part of Mexico until February 2, 1848.)