Grass Valley History

  • Grass Valley was founded in 1847.
  • They found gold in El Dorodo in 1848.
  • The summer of 52-53 every thing went up in price and they were loosing bacon.
  • People think there are still millions of gold still in our hills.
  • There used to be camps and trails that are now highway 49.
  • A post office was established in Grass Valley in the year 1851
  • There was a fire in Grass Valley in 1860 and we lost $40 thousand.
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