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CALAVERITAS

Historical Landmark

Description:
Calaveritas, settled in 1849 by Mexicans, was a flourishing mining town complete with stores, saloons, gambling houses, and fandango halls, the latter two said to be frequented by Joaquin Murieta. The town was destroyed by fire in 1858.

Registration Date: 9/3/1937

Location:
City: San Andreas
County: Calaveras

Directions:
On CaIaveras Rd at Costa Rd, 4.5 mi SE of San Andreas

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