“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 Red Mountain, California

Clickable Map of Kern 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> Kern County, CA (339) Inyo County, CA (135) Kings County, CA (8) Los Angeles County, CA (2013) San Bernardino County, CA (341) San Luis Obispo County, CA (103) Santa Barbara County, CA (137) Tulare County, CA (86) Ventura County, CA (184)  KernCounty(339) Kern County (339)  InyoCounty(135) Inyo County (135)  KingsCounty(8) Kings County (8)  LosAngelesCounty(2013) Los Angeles County (2013)  SanBernardinoCounty(341) San Bernardino County (341)  SanLuisObispoCounty(103) San Luis Obispo County (103)  SantaBarbaraCounty(137) Santa Barbara County (137)  TulareCounty(86) Tulare County (86)  VenturaCounty(184) Ventura County (184)
Bakersfield is the county seat for Kern County
Red Mountain is in Kern County
      Kern County (339)  
      Inyo County (135)  
      Kings County (8)  
      Los Angeles County (2013)  
      San Bernardino County (341)  
      San Luis Obispo County (103)  
      Santa Barbara County (137)  
      Tulare County (86)  
      Ventura County (184)  
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1 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — Historic Randsburg Reported permanently removed
Rand Camp began as a tent city, erected by eager miners who rushed to the Mojave Desert following a major gold discovery in April 1895. A year later, the town of 1,500 had been renamed "Randsburg." Saloons sprouted, a U.S. Post Office was . . . Map (db m153141) HM
2 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — Kelly Silver MineThe Owl Cafe and Slim Riffle
Kelly Silver Mine Silver was discovered directly behind this building around 1918. The Kelly Silver Mine was the richest in the world at the time, albeit other silver mines in the area were very profitable as well. As a result, the . . . Map (db m152428) HM
3 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — 18 — Red MountainSilver Dollar Saloon Reported missing
One of the richest silver strikes occurred in the community of Red Mountain. The Kelly and Grady claims started a silver boom which brought prosperity to this region in the 1900's. In one 60 day period over $170,000 in silver was mined from a hole . . . Map (db m158901) HM
4 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — Silver Dollar SaloonRed Mountain
In 1919 the famous Kelly Silver Mine was discovered up the hill and in the same year, the Silver Dollar Saloon opened. This was one of the first saloons to open during the silver boom. The Rand Mining District had three booms - Gold in . . . Map (db m169762) HM
5 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — The Baltic Mine
In the background of this sign are the huge tailing piles of The Baltic Mine. This area is part of the old Stringer District and was discovered in 1896 (a year after the famous Yellow Aster Mine in Randsburg was happened upon) by William . . . Map (db m153090) HM
6 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — The Baltic Mine Project Reported permanently removed
Few local miners still burrow underground, lured by the rich yellow gleam of gold. Most gold now recovered from California’s Rand Mining District is microscopic in size, and so finely dispersed that it is invisible to the naked eye. Rock containing . . . Map (db m153105) HM
7 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — The Kelly Silver Mine
South of this sign (in Red Mountain) is The Kelly Silver Mine. Discovered around 1919, it was the richest Silver Mine in the United States at the time! Its total output was around $13 Million Dollars (more in today's prices!) When first . . . Map (db m153132) HM
8 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — 8 — The Owl Hotel
The Owl Hotel, where the action was! Dedicated to Hattie, Little Eva and the girls of the line. While the men mined silver, they dug for gold.Map (db m152430) HM
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9 California, Kern County, Red Mountain — Yellow Aster Gold Mine
North of this sign is the famous Yellow Aster Gold Mine in Randsburg. Three friends, Fredrick Mooers, John Singleton and Charles Burcham discovered the Yellow Aster Gold Mine in 1895 and so was the beginning of the famous Rand Mining District! . . . Map (db m153138) HM
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Jul. 24, 2024