Copperopolis in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The property was purchased by the Mineral Lodge, I.O.O.F. in 1874 and used as a lodge until 1903. Copperopolis Community Center purchased the Armory in 1948.
Erected 1997 by The Efforts of Charles and Rhoda Stone and Dedicated by the N.D.G.W., Princess Parlor No.84, June 28, 1998.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 37° 58.552′ N, 120° 38.141′ W. Marker is in Copperopolis, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 695 Main Street, Copperopolis CA 95228, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Copperopolis Historical Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Corner Saloon (approx. Copperopolis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calaveras Telephone (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas McCarty (approx. 0.3 miles away); Copperopolis Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Copperopolis (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copperopolis.
Regarding Copperopolis Armory. This property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places December 30, 1997.
Also see . . . The California State Military Museum: Federal Armory. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
1. News Account from The Stockton Independent: October 20, 1862
FROM COPPEROPOLIS, Oct. 20th -- In pursuance of an order of General DOBBIE, the 3rd Brigade of this State will meet here for military parade tomorrow and continue until Wednesday night. The parade ground has been put in excellent
— Submitted October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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