“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chinese Camp, California

Clickable Map of Tuolumne County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tuolumne County, CA (136) Alpine County, CA (49) Calaveras County, CA (127) Madera County, CA (39) Mariposa County, CA (98) Mono County, CA (76) Stanislaus County, CA (83)  TuolumneCounty(136) Tuolumne County (136)  AlpineCounty(49) Alpine County (49)  CalaverasCounty(127) Calaveras County (127)  MaderaCounty(39) Madera County (39)  MariposaCounty(98) Mariposa County (98)  MonoCounty(76) Mono County (76)  StanislausCounty(83) Stanislaus County (83)
Sonora is the county seat for Tuolumne County
Chinese Camp is in Tuolumne County
      Tuolumne County (136)  
      Alpine County (49)  
      Calaveras County (127)  
      Madera County (39)  
      Mariposa County (98)  
      Mono County (76)  
      Stanislaus County (83)  
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1California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — 423 — Chinese Camp — Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —
Reportedly founded about 1849 by group of Englishmen who employed Chinese as miners. Much surface gold found on hills and flats. Headquarters for stage lines in early 1850’s, and for several California Chinese mining companies. First Chinese tong . . . Map (db m906) HM
2California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — Don Pedro Lake
Created by Don Pedro Dam on the Tuolumne River near LaGrange. This project was completed in 1971 to provide irrigation, domestic water, flood control, electricity, recreation and fish enhancement. Constructed by City and County of San Francisco . . . Map (db m13199) HM
3California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — 6 — Green SpringsGateway to the Gold Mines of Old Tuolumne
Due to water and terrain, pioneer trails and wagon roads converged at this point. First inn to accommodate travellers [sic] was opened here by Proctor & Co. in June, 1849. The following year a two-story hotel was built by James D. Taber and . . . Map (db m53269) HM
4California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — 419 — Jacksonville
Near this site, now inundated by the waters of Don Pedro Reservoir, stood the historic town of Jacksonville. It was settled by Julian Smart who planted the first garden and orchard in the spring of 1849. Named for Colonel A. M. Jackson. In 1850 it . . . Map (db m5784) HM
5California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — Montezuma
First record of Montezuma was June 1850 when partners Solomon Miller and Peter K. Aurand, proprietors of the 'Montezuma Tent,' were attacked and Aurand killed by a group of Mexicans during the foreign miners tax excitement of that period. Due to the . . . Map (db m12991) HM
6California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — Old Crimea House
Built in 1853 by James W. Kerrick. Having come over the emigrant trail, to Keystone District with nine covered wagons. This place originally housed a restaurant, bar rooms and stables. Located on the main road from San Joaquin and Bay Region into . . . Map (db m53311) HM
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7California, Tuolumne County, Chinese Camp — To Honor Eddie Webb
Born December 17, 1880, in Snelling, Calif. One of the last of the stage drivers, Eddie made the haul from Chinese to the Coulterville, Groveland areas between 1898-1902 and drove the first mail stage over the "new" Shawmut Road. Map (db m907) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023