Angels Camp and Copperopolis (Images of America) by Judith Marvin,Julia Costello,Sal Manna

By Judith Marvin,Julia Costello,Sal Manna

The Angels Camp and Copperopolis areas supply a desirable bankruptcy within the heritage of the mummy Lode. Calaveras County's southwest nook has many stories to inform, together with one of many earliest settlements of the local American in California; of the main well-known names in Americana, Mark Twain and Black Bart; and significant occasions in nationwide background, the Gold Rush and the Civil struggle. a tremendous Gold Rush city, Angels Camp received even higher reputation via Twain's "The Celebrated leaping Frog of Calaveras County," which galvanized the world-famous leaping Frog Jubilee. whilst, Copperopolis turned a serious provider of copper to the Union through the Civil conflict. mythical outlaw Black Bart made his first and his final stagecoach holdup right here. Ferries and railways served the sector that still incorporated the settlements of Hodson, Milton, Felix, Carson Hill, Dogtown, and misplaced City.

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