Calaveras County Points of Interest

Copperopolis Bell and Cannon

Copperopolis Bell Marker

Copperopolis Bell Marker 7 December 2012
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Copperopolis Bell and Cannon
100 Baker Street

The markers read:

This bell cast in 1860, the first school in Copperopolis in 1862. The bell yoke shows repair, break probably from school fire of 1906.

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Six pound cannon cast by Cyruss Alger & Co. in 1837. Probably came from an abandoned ship in San Francisco. Presented to the Union Guard by citizens of Copperopolis. Fired at funerals and on holidays until the early 1900’s.

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