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Title
Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family
Date Created and/or Issued
Late 19th century to early 20th century
Publication Information
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Contributing Institution
Santa Cruz Public Libraries
Collection
Photo Collection
Rights Information
This photograph is the property of Tom Leonard.
Restrictions on Use
Description
Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family. The operation took place on Manresa Creek, which the Leonards owned. Enough gold was found to pay for the purchase of land and the construction of a store in the Aptos Village area.
Source of information: Tom Leonard, John Hibble
Type
image
Format
Image
Identifier
LH-tl001
https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10664
Language
English
Subject
Mines and Mining-Gold
Leonard Family
Time Period
1890s
1900s
Place
La Selva Beach
Relation
Gold Mining in Santa Cruz County

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