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Copperopolis in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Copperopolis Cemetery

 
 
Copperopolis Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
1. Copperopolis Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Located atop a prominent hill, this cemetery overlooks the community of Copperopolis and itís surrounding area.
After crossing through the wrought iron gates and walking amongst the paths youíll find yourself surrounded by the 4 foot natural stone walls.
Think of the Civil War veterans, Clampers and many members of the founding families buried and honored within. It is due to their diligence and perseverance that we stand here today.
The oldest tombstone is dated 1863.
 
Erected 2006 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 58.544′ N, 120° 38.462′ W. Marker is in Copperopolis, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from Reeds Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 764 Reeds Turnpike, Copperopolis CA 95228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas McCarty (a few steps from this marker); Copperopolis (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Corner Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calaveras Telephone
Copperopolis Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
2. Copperopolis Cemetery Marker
(approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Copperopolis (approx. ľ mile away); Copperopolis Historical Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Copperopolis Armory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Copperopolis.
 
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Sign At Entrance to Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
3. Sign At Entrance to Cemetery
Copperopolis Cemetery
Final resting place of some of the earliest
settlers of Copperopolis, the cemetery
was originally divided into 4 sections
by hand laid stones walls: Masons,
Odd-Fellow, Peoples Protestant
And Catholic.
We ask you to show respect as you
wander among these pioneers of the
early west and REMEMBER: as they
are, so shall you be.
Entrance to IOOF Section Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 6, 2009
4. Entrance to IOOF Section
Hand Laid Stone Walls Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
5. Hand Laid Stone Walls
As mentioned in marker and sign text
An Early Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
6. An Early Grave Marker
A Copperopolis Pioneer Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
7. A Copperopolis Pioneer
Top section of original tombstone is missing. A marker was placed with the additional information of:
Charles Egan
1806 - 1885
Native of Ireland
Age 79
Homesteaded in Copperopolis in 1849
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,418 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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