Mill returns home to Nevada City |

Mill returns home to Nevada City

A piece of Nevada City’s gold mining history made a prominent return to town Tuesday, as the Nevada City Parlor of the Native Sons of California carried a 30,000-pound stamp mill back to its beginnings.

The mill, a historical piece of gold mining equipment manufactured by the Miners’ Foundry in Nevada City in 1904, will now be on display in the city’s parking lot on Commercial Street.

On March 12, the Native Sons plan to gather in Nevada City for their annual “49er weekend,” and the stamp mill will be dedicated with a brass plaque.

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