San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Camp Mt. Madonna
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Artist Freidolin Kessler lived among the men in New Almaden and chronicled their experiences through his art. Visit the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum to view a series of Kessler prints from Camp Mt. Madonna at New Almaden.
Erected by New Almaden Quicksilver County Park Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 37° 10.736′ N, 121° 50.359′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of English Town ★ CCC Camp Mt. Madonna (within shouting distance of this marker); English Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); English Camp School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Yellow Kid (about 700 feet away); The “Main Tunnel” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Day Tunnel (approx. ¼ mile away); Mining Operations (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Rossi Retort (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Additional keywords. Civilian Conservation Corps
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.