Near San Andreas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Pioneers Reinterred from Poverty Bar Cemetery
Mr. and Mrs. Calhoun
Elva Lucy Drennan
Henry Christian Kientz
---Were known to have been buried at Poverty Bar Cemetery now covered by the waters of Comanche Reservoir. They and other persons who were found in unmarked graves, have been reinterred in this plot.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 12.54′ N, 120° 42.241′ W. Marker is near San Andreas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 12. Marker is located .7 of a mile west of the junction with State Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Andreas CA 95249, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chili Gulch (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Restaurant in Town (approx. 1˝ miles away); San Andreas (approx. 1˝ miles away); Double Springs Model 1841 12-Pound Field Howitzers (approx. 2.3 miles away); Calaveras County War Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Red Barn (approx. 2˝ miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Andreas.
Also see . . . The forgotten cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery established 1851. Calveras Enterprise website entry (Submitted on April 21, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,878 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 5. submitted on February 9, 2009.