Coloma Road - Rescue

California State Historic Landmark 747

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location. Landmark comments.

Plaque Photo:

No plaque exists.
#747 The Coloma Road
Past this point on the old Coloma Road, running between Sutter's Fort and his sawmill on the American River, James W. Marshall rode with the first gold discovered at Coloma on Jan 24, 1848. Travelled by thousands to and from the diggings, this road became the route of California's earliest stageline, established in 1849 by James E. Birch.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
Nothing remains of this site.


At intersection of Green Valley and Deer Valley Rd, Rescue.


Green Valley and Deer Valley Roads intersect in two different locations. Plaque is located at intersection right in town of Rescue.

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