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The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. The news of gold,2017-11-25 Read MoreChapter 13-4 Reading Guide: The California Gold Rush,,Sutter built a fort on his land and dreamed of creating his own personal empire based on agriculture. In 1848, he sent a carpenter named James Marshall to build a sawmill on the nearby American River. Marshall's eye was caught by a glimpse of something shining.... and discovered it to be gold.James Marshall, discoverer of gold, at Sutter's Mill,,Title James Marshall, discoverer of gold, at Sutter's Mill Summary Photomechanical reproduction of the 1850(?) daguerreotype by R. H. Vance shows James Marshall standing in front of Sutter's sawmill, Coloma, California, where he discovered gold.