Live Oak Bar, California

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Live Oak Bar is a former settlement and mining camp in El Dorado County, California.[1] It was located on the South Fork of the American River 3 miles (4.8 km) upstream from Coloma.[1]

Live Oak Bar was founded in 1848 by James W. Marshall, discoverer of gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma.[1]


  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. 468. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.