CA Historic Marker: Altaville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
N 38° 04.775 W 120° 33.308
10S E 714436 N 4217467
Quick Description: Altaville has been the foundry town of Calaveras County since D. D. Demerest established a foundry there in 1854.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2006 9:38:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMMDQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 37

Long Description:
NO. 288 ALTAVILLE - The history of Altaville is closely identified with that of Angels Camp. Altaville has been the foundry town of Calaveras County since D. D. Demerest established a foundry there in 1854. Most of the stamp mills and a large part of the mining machinery erected in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties were built at the Altaville Foundry. A brick schoolhouse was built at Altaville in 1858 and the townsite was established in 1873.

The Plaque that is at the site is not the standard CA Historic Marker plaques.

Marker Number: 288.00

Marker Name: Altaville

County: Calaveras

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Location:
Location: Intersection of State Hwys 49 and 4, Altaville


Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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