About the area
The Mother Lode
Founded in 1849 by George Angel, who established a mining camp and trading...
Arnold is the gateway to Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the Stanislaus...
Big Oak Flat
First called Savage Diggin’s after man who discovered gold there in 1848....
Founded around 1849 originally as Washington Camp and renamed Chinese Camp...
Gem of the Southern Mines, became town of 4,000 to 5,000 following gold...
Named for its copper deposits, discovered by W. K. Reed and Thomas McCarty in...
A roaring mining camp of the early 1850s. In 1857, the Harper and Lone Star...
Formerly a gateway to the Mother Lode and southern mines, Jamestown was the...
The county seat of Calaveras County from 1853 to 1866, gold was discovered in...
Wine has become a major focus in Murphys, where wine-tasting rooms stretch from...
Sonora was put on the map by the California Gold Rush. It was often referred to...
Twain Harte, nestled among the evergreens, is the first mountain resort...
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