Euchre Diggings, California

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Euchre Diggings is a former mining camp and settlement in El Dorado County, California.[1] It was located near Shingle Springs[1] The place was founded in 1849; the name is from the card game euchre, with which the miners entertained themselves during the winter.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 554. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.