Town of Dutch Flat

California State Historic Landmark 397

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#397 Dutch Flat
Founded in the spring of 1851 by Joseph and Charles Dornbach. From 1854 to 1882 it was noted for its rich hydraulic mines. In 1860 had the largest voting population in Placer County. Chinese inhabitants numbered about 2,000. Here Theodore Judah and Dr. D.W. Strong made the original subscriptions to build the first transcontinental railroad.

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NE corner of Main and Stockton Sts, Dutch Flat.

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