California Historical Landmarks in Calaveras County

California Historical Landmark 465
Site of Brownsville
Pennsylvania Gulch Road

California Historical Landmark #465: Site of Brownsville

California Historical Landmark #465: Site of Brownsville

6 December 2012
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Site of Brownsville

A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850's and 1860's. Named for Alfred Brown, former owner of Table Mountain Ranch. Laws of the Brownsville mining district provided that each miner could own one wet and one dry claim, not to exceed 150 square feet.

Historical Landmark No. 465

California State Park Commission

Monument erected by Chispa Parlor No. 139 of NSGW and Ruby Parlor No. 46 of NDGW
Dedicated July 19th, 1953

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