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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. California's historic marker program is a great way to learn the history of the The Golden State! See waymark creation and logging requirements below.
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California Historical MarkersMurphys

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California Registered Historical Landmark #275

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 6/30/2007

last visited: 11/9/2008

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California Historical MarkersMurphy's Hotel

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California Registered Historical Landmark #267

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 8/29/2014

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California Historical MarkersThe Peter L. Traver Building

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California Registered Historical Landmark #466

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 11/15/2007

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCA Historical Marker: Brownsville

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A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850s and 1860s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 12/30/2014

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California Historical MarkersDouglas Flat - Douglas Flat, CA

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The CHL for Douglas Flat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersVallecito - Vallecito, CA

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A CHL plaque in Vallecito, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersAngels Hotel, SHL No. 734

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The hotel that made Mark Twain famous

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 9/5/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Angels Camp

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Founded in 1849 by George Angel, this was in a rich gravel mining area that was also one of the richest quartz mining sections of the Mother Lode.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 9/5/2014

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California Historical MarkersPRINCE-GARIBARDI BUILDING - Angels Camp, CA

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A plaque in Angels Camp, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 12/23/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Altaville

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Altaville has been the foundry town of Calaveras County since D. D. Demerest established a foundry there in 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 9/5/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Red Brick Grammar School

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Erected in 1848, this is one of the oldest schools of California. It was in use until 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 9/5/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Parrott's Ferry

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Site of the ferry crossing established in 1860 by Thomas H. Parrott that connected the mining towns of Tuttletown and Vallecito

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 4/19/2009

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Columbia

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Columbia, the 'Gem of the Southern Mines,' became a town of 4,000 to 5,000 in the 1850s, following the discovery of gold

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2006

last visited: 10/14/2007

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California Historical Markers BIRTHPLACE OF ARCHIE STEVENOT - Carson Hill, CA

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A plaque dedicated to Archie Stevenot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 4/11/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Carson Hill

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Plaque commemorating that gold was discovered in the creek just below the plaque site in 1848 by James H. Carson

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 5/30/2015

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California Historical MarkersCalaveritas - Calaveritas, CA

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A CHL plaque for Calaveritas in Calaveritas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersSpringfield

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A historical marker placed for the historic Gold Rush town of Springfield along the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Sawmill Flat

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Site of two sawmills erected to supply mining timbers in the early 1850s, Sawmill Flat was rich in pocket gold in its heyday, population at one time was 1,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 4/23/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historical Marker: Robinson's Ferry

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NO. 276 ROBINSON'S FERRY - Beautiful overlook at a historical river crossing spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member benh57

location: California

date approved: 1/11/2008

last visited: 6/5/2017

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Fourth Crossing

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This early mining settlement, once called Foremans, was famous in the 1850s for its rich placer ores

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 8/25/2017

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Mark Twain's Cabin

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NO. 138 MARK TWAIN CABIN - This is a replica of Mark Twain's cabin when he lived on Jackass Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 4/23/2014

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California Historical MarkersShaw's Flat - Sonora, California

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A historical marker placed for the historic Gold Rush town of Shaw's Flat along the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr

location: California

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: Tuttletown

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NO. 124 TUTTLETOWN - This early-day stopping place for men and mounts was named for Judge Anson A. H. Tuttle, who built the first log cabin here in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 4/8/2014

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California Historical Markers ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH - Sonora, CA

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This Episcopal Church in downtown Sonora is a CHL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 4/22/2014

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California Historical MarkersCA Historic Marker: San Andreas

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Settled by Mexicans in 1848 and named after the Catholic parish St. Andres, the town has been a noted mining camp since early days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 9/5/2014

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