Amador City, (Amador Creek, Amadore) - Amador County, California
LITTLE KNOWN AMADOR CITY FIRSTS
The creek, the town, and the county all take their name from the same man, Jose Maria Amador, explorer, rancher, and miner. Amador City situated on the Mother Lode, where it intersects by Amador Creek seen miles north of Jackson. The creek being mined soon after the discovery of gold. Some men from Oregon built two cabins and mined all winter. this was in 1848....Read the rest of the Story!
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HISTORIC AMADOR CITY
Historic Amador City still in many ways remains as it was in the mining days! Enjoy the history this small mining town has to offer
AMADOR WHITNEY MUSEUM
The Fleehart Building is probably Amador City's oldest building, circa 1860s or earlier. This is now the Amador Whitney Museum.
Founded in 1851 from many claims. One of the most profitable and longest running mines. Joining with South Spring Hill Mine working till 1942.
AMADOR CITY ARASTA
This arastra located in the courtyard behind the Koehler Bakery Building was reassembled to its original use for historic display.
AMADOR CITY CEMETERY
The Amador City Cemetery is located in Amador City. From hwy 49 - North on Church Street, 1 block west of the Imperial Hotel
Amador City Index
Old Amador City Photos
Information, photographs courtesy of the Amador County Archives, The Historical Marker Database, The Chronicling America Database, and Larry Cenotto, Amador County's Historian