Altaville in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Altaville Foundry & Machine Works
Founded by J.M. Wooster
—Est. 1854 —
Erected 1995 by Princess Parlor No.84, N.D.G.W., Angels Town Center, May 27, 1995. (Marker Number 288.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 4.775′ N, 120° 33.308′ W. Marker is in Altaville, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is located at the eastern edge of the parking lot, next to Highway 49. Marker is in this post office area: Altaville CA 95221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prince-Garibardi Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Giovanni Lavagnino (approx. 0.2 miles away); Altaville Grammar School Gold Furnace (approx. half a mile away); Whim (approx. half a mile away); The Monitor (approx. half a mile away); Water Wheel (approx. half a mile away); Hogarth Stamp Mill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altaville.
Regarding Altaville Foundry & Machine Works. The Town of Altaville has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.288 (There is no marker for the town itself)
See nearby markers for additional information on Altaville
Also see . . .
1. Altaville. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Altaville - Town History. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
1. Biography of the Demarest Family
David Durie Demarest (1824-190?) of New Jersey, came overland to California via Galveston, El Paso and Yuma with two friends, Dr. William Jones and George Griffith (1849). The three soon settled at Altaville
Source: The Online Archive of California – Demarest Family Collection
— Submitted October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,884 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.