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Jackson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Miners’ Graves

Argonaut Mine Tragedy 1922

 

(Catholic Cemetery)

 
Miners' Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, May 22, 2016
1. Miners' Graves Marker
Inscription. In memory of Peter Bagoye, Rafaelo Baldocchi, Domenico Boleri, Eugene Buscaglia, John Caminada, Peter Cavaglieri, Manuel Costa, Paul Delonga, A. Fazzini, V. Fideli, Simone Francisconi, Battista Gamboni, Timothy Garcia, Maurice Gianetti, Giuseppe Giorza, Lucio Gonzales, brothers Antonio and Luis Leon, Battista Manachino, Pio Oliva, Emanuel Olobardi, Aldino Piagneri, Giovanaria Ruzzi, Domenico Simondi, George Steinman, Daniele Vilia, and Cesare Zanardi, who died August 28, 1922, in the Argonaut Mine fire.
 
Erected 1977 by Societa di Unione e Beneficenza Italiana, August 28, 1977.
 
Location. 38° 21.236′ N, 120° 46.446′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Church Street 0.1 miles south of North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Miners' Graves (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Pioneer Jewish Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archimandrite Sebastian Dabovich
Miners' Graves image. Click for full size.
By James King, May 22, 2016
2. Miners' Graves
The miners' graves are under the flagstones.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Brown Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Labor Day Celebration (approx. mile away); Krabbenhoft Building (approx. mile away); Leam's Saloon (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. The Serbian victims of this tragedy are interred at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church cemetery off of N. Main Street and other victims rest in the Jackson City Cemetery next to this, the Catholic Cemetery.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisasters
 
In memory of<br>A. Piagneri image. Click for full size.
By James King, May 22, 2016
3. In memory of
A. Piagneri
Born Nov. 2, 1895
Died Aug. 27, 1922
Rememberance
from brother and
cousin
Simome<br>Francesconi image. Click for full size.
By James King, May 22, 2016
4. Simome
Francesconi
Born Mar. 13, 1874
Died Aug. 27, 1922
R. Baldocchi image. Click for full size.
By James King, May 22, 2016
5. R. Baldocchi
Born May 27, 1892
in San Leonardo
Italy
Died Aug. 27, 1922
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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