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

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