Site of Prairie City, mining town and center of trade in California's gold rush days. In July 1853, at the height of its prosperity, Prairie City included 15 stores and 10 boarding houses and hotels, two stage lines operated daily. A quartz mill that cost $50,000 to build operated here in the 1850s.
Registration Date: 8/30/1950
City: Prairie City
NE corner of Prairie City Rd, 500 ft N of State Hwy 50.
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