Leadfield, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 36° 50.900 W 117° 03.550
11S E 494725 N 4078049
Quick Description: This once was a huge mining town, but now, it is a ghost town.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/2/2012 12:48:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMDWJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1
Views: 4

Long Description:
The sign reads, "This was a mining boom town founded on wild and distorted advertising 300 hopeful people swarmed here and a post office was established in august, 1926. In February 1927, the post office was closed and the town died."
Group that erected the marker: NPS

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
1 Leadfield Rd
Leadfeild, CA United States


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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