NO. 445 CHEROKEE - Gold was discovered here in 1853 by the Scott brothers, descendants of Cherokee Indians. Scars of placer 'diggins' in every little arroyo in Cherokee Valley, healed over by Mother Nature, were later replaced by a quartz mine. Present-day productive farms in this area were once rich placer grounds.
19721 Confidence-Tuolumne Road, (P.M. 8.5), 2 mi N of Tuolumne City