Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family

Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family. The operation took place on Manresa Creek, which the Leonards owned. Enough gold was found to pay for the purchase of land and the construction of a store in the Aptos Village area.

Source of information: Tom Leonard, John Hibble
Date: Late 19th century to early 20th century
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • La Selva Beach
  • 1890s
  • 1900s
Rights: This photograph is the property of Tom Leonard.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-tl001

Citation

“Sluice used for gold dredging by the Leonard family.” Late 19th century to early 20th century. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/10664. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.