COPPEROPOLIS

Historical Landmark

Description:
W. K. Reed and Thomas McCarty discovered copper here in 1860. The mines were utilized during the Civil War, when they were the principal copper producing section of the United States, and World Wars I and II.


Registration Date: 9/19/1938

Location:
City: Copperopolis
County: Calaveras

Directions:
State Dept of Forestry Station, 375 Main St, Copperopolis


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