California Historical Landmarks in Calaveras County
California Historical Landmark 284
Jesus Maria Road
4.9 Miles Southeast of Mokelumne Hill
The town, center of a large placer mining section, was named for a Mexican who raised vegetables and melons for the miners. It was settled in the early 1850s with a large population of Mexicans, French, Chileans, and Italians.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation