Heart of the Southern MinesSettled by Mexicans in 1848. Named after Catholic Parish of St. Andrew. First newspaper published here Sept. 24, 1856. Destroyed by fire June 4, 1858 and in 1863. County seat of Calaveras County since 1866. Rendezvous of Joaquin Murietta. Black Bart, notorious stage robber tried and sent to prison from here. Noted mining camp since early days. Gold from the surrounding ancient river channels and placer mines contributed greatly to the success of the Union during the Civil War.
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|Series||This marker is part of the More Than Words series|
|Placed By||Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce, October 26, 1930|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 703078 N 4230120|
|Decimal Degrees||38.19615000, -120.68091667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 11.769', W 120° 40.855'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 11' 46.14" N, 120° 40' 51.30" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||209, 916|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-37 Church Hill Rd, San Andreas CA 95249, US|
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