Yermo in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Calico Lives Again
Walter Knott is dedicating Calico Ghost Town to the memory of the heroic silver miners who lived and toiled here.
The preservation of this singular California heritage is also dedicated to you, the visitor, as a constant source of learning and enjoyment.
Please respect this historic property.
[Smaller marker under the main marker]:
Founded Circa 1881
Restored by Walter Knott 1950
Historical Marking & Dedication by the Native Sons of the Golden West Nov. 25, 1961
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
Location. 34° 56.892′ N, 116° 51.904′ W. Marker is in Yermo, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker can be reached from Ghost Town Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yermo CA 92398, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Calico (here, next to this marker); Lucy Bell Lane (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Calico’s School House (approx. ¼ mile away); Daggett (approx. 5.8 miles away); Daggett Garage (approx. 6 miles away); Forks of the Road (approx. 9 miles away); Knights of the Rails (approx. 9½ miles away); National Old Trails Hwy/Route 66 (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yermo.
More about this marker. Calico is part of the Calico Regional Park.
Also see . . . Calicotown. (Submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,334 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.