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Near San Andreas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Double Springs

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By Syd Whittle, October 20, 2010
1. Double Springs Marker
Inscription.  Founded February 18, 1850. Became county seat of Calaveras County. Old court house, said to be constructed of lumber brought from China, is still standing but not on the original site.
 
Erected by Department of Public Works – Division of Highways. (Marker Number 264.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 38° 12.563′ N, 120° 44.518′ W. Marker is near San Andreas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on State Highway 12, 1.3 miles east of State Route 26, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located 5.2 miles east of Valley Springs. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3466 CA-12, Mokelumne Hill CA 95245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California Pioneers Reinterred from Poverty Bar Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Chili Gulch (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Double Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); San Andreas (approx. 3.4 miles away); First Restaurant in Town
Double Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 20, 2010
2. Double Springs Marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); Paloma (Fosteria) (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Red Barn (approx. 4.4 miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Andreas.
 
More about this marker. A duplicate marker is located 2.7 miles west on Highway 12/26. See "Nearby Marker" Double Springs for additional photos, "Also See" links and additional information.
 
Double Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 20, 2010
3. Double Springs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on July 3, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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