The Town ofWith the discovery of copper ore in 1860 by Thomas McCarty and William K. Reed, the town of Copperopolis sprang into existence and soon became the largest producer of copper in the western United States. The population of Copperopolis grew to exceed 10,000 by 1863. The Union Mine was the largest producing mine in the area, working three shafts and hundreds of men on the payroll.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||Matuca Chapter 1849, E. Clampus Vitus, June 17, 2000 (6005) Credo Quia Absurdum|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 707415 N 4206001|
|Decimal Degrees||37.97796667, -120.63843333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 58.678', W 120° 38.306'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 58' 40.68" N, 120° 38' 18.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 522 Main St, Copperopolis CA 95228, US|
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