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Historical Markers and War Memorials in San Andreas
San Andreas, California and Vicinity
▶ Calaveras County (127) ▶ Alpine County (35) ▶ Amador County (174) ▶ San Joaquin County (77) ▶ Stanislaus County (55) ▶ Tuolumne County (136)
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|At this place, April 30th 1892, without warning, a lone bandit fired two charges of buckshot into the stage carrying the payroll for the Sheepranch Mine. Miss Johanna Rodesino, a passenger, was instantly killed. Babe Raggio, driver, was severely . . . — — Map (db m11683) HM|
|In this cemetery lie the remains of 600 Calaveras pioneers. All died in the once adjacent county hospital and were interred here between 1890 and the 1910’s. Mostly older men, they lacked the means to be buried in a church or town cemetery. Some . . . — — Map (db m19324) HM|
|Erected in honor of the Men and Women of Calaveras County who served their country in the Armed Forces and in memory of the following persons who lost their lives in the service of our country This plaque is dedicated by a grateful county November . . . — — Map (db m164990) WM|
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Mr. and Mrs. Calhoun
Elva Lucy Drennan
Henry Christian Kientz
---Were known to have been buried at Poverty Bar Cemetery now covered by . . . — — Map (db m13020) HM|
|Founded February 18, 1850. Became county seat of Calaveras County. Old court house, said to be constructed of lumber brought from China, is still standing but not on the original site. — — Map (db m152282) HM|
|On this site, Joseph Zwinge built the first restaurant - tent - in 1853 known as the American Restaurant. After losing his buildings to three fires, Zwinge erected a permanent stone structure in 1855, in 1857 a brick extension was added to enlarge . . . — — Map (db m16040) HM|
|Located on the Stockton-Murphy Road at the fourth crossing of the Calaveras River, this early mining settlement, once called Foremans, was famous in the 1850's for its rich placer ores. Later, it became an important stage and freighting depot and . . . — — Map (db m11969) HM|
|In 1912 the 62nd United States Congress donated these model 1841 12-Pound Field Howitzers to the Grand Army of the Republic. These guns were cast by N.P. Ames at Springfield Mass and displayed in Burson, Calif. by the Grand Army of the Republic . . . — — Map (db m165023) HM WM|
|Settled by Mexicans in 1848. Named after Catholic Parish of St. Andrew. First newspaper published here Sept. 24, 1856. Destroyed by fire June 4, 1858 and in 1863. County seat of Calaveras County since 1866. Rendezvous of Joaquin Murietta. Black . . . — — Map (db m11503) HM|
|The Red Barn Museum is the only remnant of The Calaveras County Hospital that remains on these grounds. The two-story hospital was built in 1870, and remained in use until Mark Twain Hospital was constructed in 1951. This building served as the . . . — — Map (db m102244) HM|