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Guide to the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Photographic Collection
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Description
The Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Photographic Collection contains 1,327 cataloged images that date from 1848 through 2015. Images depict the property as a Gold Rush-era mining settlement, a Historic Landmark District, and a state park.
Background
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park contains roughly 576 acres of natural, cultural, and historical resources. Located in El Dorado County, the park is situated in the Coloma Valley, transected by both California State Route 49 and the South Fork of the American River, and encompasses the census-designated place of Coloma. The park is accessible by car via California State Route 49 and Cold Springs and Mount Murphy roads.
Extent
1,327 images
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head Curator of the California State Parks Photographic Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.