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Near Copperopolis in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Madame Josephine Felix

 
 
Madame Josephine Felix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
1. Madame Josephine Felix Marker
Inscription. Josephine Felix arrived from France in 1852, one of the first settlers in Salt Spring Valley. Soon widowed, she established a waystation at the junction of the Angels and Central Ferry Roads. She wed neighbor Alban Hettick and the couple developed a prosperous farm on the Madame Felix Ranch where she died in 1880. She figured prominently in the social life of the valley and was so respected that mining district, post office and telephone exchange were named for her.
 
Erected 1992 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 1.273′ N, 120° 41.738′ W. Marker is near Copperopolis, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Rock Creek Road 4.2 miles north of California Highway 4. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Copperopolis CA 95228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Copperopolis Park ( approx. 4 miles away); Black Bart at Funk Hill ( approx. 4 miles away); The Copperopolis Bell and Cannon ( approx. 4 miles away); Copperopolis ( approx. 4.2
Madame Josephine Felix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 25, 2012
2. Madame Josephine Felix Marker
miles away); Congregational Church ( approx. 4.2 miles away); Calaveras Telephone ( approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Copperopolis ( approx. 4.3 miles away); Thomas McCarty ( approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copperopolis.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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 520 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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