“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 Drytown, California

Clickable Map of Amador 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> Amador County, CA (185) Alpine County, CA (50) Calaveras County, CA (135) El Dorado County, CA (267) Sacramento County, CA (393) San Joaquin County, CA (149)  AmadorCounty(185) Amador County (185)  AlpineCounty(50) Alpine County (50)  CalaverasCounty(135) Calaveras County (135)  ElDoradoCounty(267) El Dorado County (267)  SacramentoCounty(393) Sacramento County (393)  SanJoaquinCounty(149) San Joaquin County (149)
Jackson is the county seat for Amador County
Drytown is in Amador County
      Amador County (185)  
      Alpine County (50)  
      Calaveras County (135)  
      El Dorado County (267)  
      Sacramento County (393)  
      San Joaquin County (149)  
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1 California, Amador County, Drytown — Drytown
Rich placer mining, 1850’s. Origin of town’s name: Lack of water in nearby creek to wash gold. Many Chinese laborers in fields & mines. East gateway to New Chicago, New Philadelphia, Amador City; Quartz mines: Fremont-Gover & Treasure (1867), Bunker . . . Map (db m74124) HM
2 California, Amador County, Drytown — 31 — Drytown
Founded 1848. Oldest town and first in which gold was discovered in Amador County. Its venerable town hall and other picturesque structures remain. Was not "dry" as name implies, containing 26 saloons at one time.Map (db m100575) HM
3 California, Amador County, Drytown — Early Day Butcher Shop
One of Amador County's oldest buildings. Marble floor hauled by mule-team from Fiddletown quarry.Map (db m10471) HM
4 California, Amador County, Drytown — 17 — Fremont-Gover Mine
Founded prior to 1867 as the Loyal Lode Mine. The Fremont-Gover Company formed in 1872 and worked the Gover in the 1880’s and ‘90’s. The Fremont shaft was sunk in 1903 including a 40 stamp mill continuing in operation until 1918. Reopened in 1937 . . . Map (db m8433) HM
5 California, Amador County, Drytown — New ChicagoEst. 1877
Subdivision for the Grover Mine Appox. 50 mines north to Plymouth Peerless, California, New LondonMap (db m44621) HM
6 California, Amador County, Drytown — Salute to Early Amador MinersE Clampus Vitus
This plaque is dedicated on September 10, 1960 by the ancient and honorable society of E Clampus Vitus to honor the memory of the early miners, both placer and quartz, of Amador County on the Mother Lode in California. It marks the place where . . . Map (db m10851) HM
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Jul. 21, 2024