Pierce Mine was located in Mariposa County, California. This
small collection contains reports about the mine as well as
correspondence regarding a lease option.
The Ruth Pierce Mine, discovered in 1851, was located in
Mariposa County, California, about four miles from the town of
Hornitos. In May 1913 the mine was owned by the Hornitos Gold
Mining Company. As of 1920, the mine was owned by the Ruth Pierce
Mining Company, a subsidiary of the Tennessee Mining Company.
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Collection is open for research.