Copperopolis in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Black Bart at Funk Hill
For honor and for riches,
But on my cornsí too long youíve tred,
You fine-haired sons of b------.
Twenty eight robberies later Bart again struck at Funk Hill, only to be wounded and to leave clues leading to his capture in San Francisco. Released from San Quentin January 23, 1888, he disappeared after getting off the train in Visalia.
Erected 1988 by Matuca Chapter 1849 & Tuleburgh Chapter 69, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 58.913′ N, 120° 38.556′ W. Marker is in Copperopolis, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at Copper Park. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Copperopolis Park (a few steps from this marker); The Copperopolis Bell and Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Copperopolis (approx. ľ mile away); Congregational Church (approx. ľ mile away); Calaveras Telephone (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Copperopolis (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Corner Saloon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas McCarty (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copperopolis.
Also see . . . Black Bart. A collection of articles devoted to Black Bart detailing his history, robberies, arrest, etc. (Submitted on June 9, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,559 times since then and 211 times this year. Last updated on November 9, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on September 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.