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Yermo in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Calico Lives Again

1881

 
 
Calico Lives Again Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 16, 2006
1. Calico Lives Again Marker

Inscription. Under the auspices of Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, Calif. Buildings shall be rebuilt on their original sites.

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.

Walter Knott

[Smaller marker under the main marker]:
Calico
Founded Circa 1881
Restored by Walter Knott 1950
Historical Marking & Dedication by the Native Sons of the Golden West Nov. 25, 1961
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
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 Road 4 miles north of Interstate 15. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yermo CA 92398, United States of America.
 
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
Smaller Plaque under the main marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 16, 2006
2. Smaller Plaque under the main marker
in a direct line); Calico’s School House ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Daggett ( approx. 5.8 miles away); Daggett Garage ( approx. 6 miles away); Forks of the Road ( approx. 9 miles away); National Old Trails Hwy/Route 66 ( approx. 9.5 miles away); Barstow Harvey House ( approx. 9.6 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.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,219 times since then and 50 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.
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