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Chaparral Hill, California facts for kids

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Chaparral Hill is a former settlement and mining camp in Amador County, California.

It was on the Mokelumne River upstream from Lancha Plana.


Chaparral Hill was founded in the 1850s for gold mining during the California Gold Rush.

Several crossings of the Mokelumne River were located at Chaparral Hill: Judge Palmer's Bridge, Delaney's Bridge, Westmoreland's Ferry, and Westmoreland Bridge.

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