POTATO CREEK JOHNNY GOLD NUGGET SITE

“Potato Creek Johnny” is credited with finding one of the world’s largest gold nugget. The nugget was located in Potato Creek. The gold nugget weighed 7-3/4 troy ounces in the shape of a leg. He sold the piece to W.E. Adams for $250.00. Johnny is buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery.Johnny may have found the nugget at this very spot?

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Decimal Degrees: 44.37950, -104.01998

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