Calaveras County Points of Interest

Rock Creek Road Rock Creek Road Near the Marker
Madame Josephine Felix 7 December 2012
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Madame Josephine Felix
Rock Creek Road
Years 1852-1880

The marker reads:

Madame Josephine Felix

Josephine Felix arrived from France in 1852, one of the first settlers in Salt Spring Valley. Soon widowed, she established a waystation at the junction of the Angels and Central Ferry Roads. She wed neighbor Alban Hettick and the couple developed a prosperous farm on the Madame Felix Ranch where she died in 1880. She figured prominently in the social life of the valley and was so respected that mining district, post office and telephone exchange were named for her.

Dedicated May 24, 1992
By Matuca Chapter 1849
E Clampus Vitus (5997)

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