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CHL No. 571 Salmon Falls - El Dorado


NO. 571 SALMON FALLS - These historic mining towns, and other mining camps of the gold rush era now inundated by Folsom Lake, are commemorated by the nearby Mormon Island Memorial Cemetery. Here were reburied the pioneers whose graves were flooded when the lake was formed by Folsom Dam.


Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, Green Valley Rd, 0.1 mi NE of El Dorado-Sacramento County line, 4 mi NE of Folsom (On the north side of the intersection of Green Valley Road and Shadowfax Lane)
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In 1954, the Army Corp of Engineers relocated the graves from #571 Salmon Falls to the Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery.

CHL No. 571 Salmon Falls - state plaque missing