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Angels Camp in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Giovanni Lavagnino

Pioneer Craftsman

 
 
Giovanni Lavagnino Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
1. Giovanni Lavagnino Marker
Inscription.
In Tribute
To the pioneer craftsman whose skills, ingenuity and determination established permanent communities in the wake of the gold rush, and whose progeny have continued to contribute to the regionís character and spirit, recognition is today given the gates created on the forge of Giovanni Lavagnino. A native of Italy, who arrived here in 1877 at the age of 18 and died here, victim of a mining accident, in 1909 at the age of 49.
 
Erected 1990 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 4.743′ N, 120° 33.5′ W. Marker is in Angels Camp, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Monte Verda Street. Touch for map. This marker is located next to the entrance gate of the Altaville Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 242 Monte Verda Street, Angels Camp CA 95222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Altaville Foundry & Machine Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prince-Garibardi Building (approx. ľ mile away); Altaville Grammar School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gold Furnace
Giovanni Lavagnino Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
2. Giovanni Lavagnino Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Whim (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Monitor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Water Wheel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hogarth Stamp Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Angels Camp.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Altaville Cemetery Gates image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
3. Altaville Cemetery Gates
Altaville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
4. Altaville Cemetery
Tribute to Guiseppe Lavagnino, a Pioneer Craftsman image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
5. Tribute to Guiseppe Lavagnino, a Pioneer Craftsman
In tribute to Guiseppe Lavagnino, who built & donated this gate to the Catholic Church in 1906. The youngest of nine children. Born in Italy.
This plaque donated by his grandchildren Darrel & Arlena
1994

In memory of Guiseppe Lavagnino
A pioneer craftsman
Dedicated by
Matuca Chapter 1849
E Clampus Vitus
June 1, 1996 (6001)
Credo Quia Absurdum
[These plaques are beside the gate to the Catholic Cemetery located on Stockton Road near the intersection with Monte Verda Street.]
Iron Gates of the Catholic Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
6. Iron Gates of the Catholic Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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