CA Historical Marker: Brownsville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
N 38° 07.720 W 120° 26.517
10S E 724214 N 4223182
Quick Description: A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850s and 1860s
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/12/2007 7:11:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM203Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
Views: 43

Long Description:
NO. 465 OLD MINING CAMP OF BROWNSVILLE - A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850s and 1860s, the camp was named for Alfred Brown, former owner of Table Mountain Ranch. Laws of the Brownsville mining district provided that each miner could own one wet and one dry claim, not to exceed 150 square feet each.
Marker Number: 465.00

Marker Name: Brownsville

County: Calaveras

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 07/19/1953

Location: On Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, 0.9 mi SW of Murphys

Website: Not listed

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