California Historical Landmarks in Calaveras County
California Historical Landmark 41
SR 49 Over Mokelumne River
11 October 2006
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The Mokelumne River was mined at this point in 1848. Established in 1840, the Whale Boat Ferry operated until the first bridge was built, about 1852.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation
We were unable to locate a California commemorative plaque for Big Bar.