Calico Ghost Town
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Moose Mob
N 34° 56.900 W 116° 51.900
11S E 512326 N 3867321
Quick Description: Calico Ghost Town - $6 entrance fee.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2007 9:03:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM1Q41
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 77

Long Description:
Centered about the "Town of Calico" the Calico mining district, with a peak population of 3,000, produced $13-20 million in silver and $9 million in borate minerals between 1881-1907. On April 6, 1881, several claims were located which formed the largest mine in the district, the Silver King. Profitable mining of silver ceased in 1896.
Marker Number: 782.00

Marker Name: Town of Calico

County: San Bernardino

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 05/12/1973

4 mi NW of I-15 on Ghost Town Rd, Yermo

Website: [Web Link]

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