ECV1850 Plaque:
Site of First Mining in California.



[ Photo of plaque. ]


[ Photo of plaque. ]


SITE OF FIRST MINING IN CALIFORNIA
 
HERE ALONG ARROYO DE LOS ALAMITOS CREEK IN 1824,
LUIS CHABOLLA AND ANTONIO SUNOL FIRST WORKED NEW
ALMADEN ORE IN AN ARRASTRA. IN CONSTANT PRODUC-
TION SINCE 1845, MORE THAN ONE MILLION FLASKS OF
QUICKSILVER VALUED IN EXCESS OF 50 MILLION DOLLARS
HAVE BEEN PRODUCED.

CALIFORNIA REGISTERED HISTORICAL LANDMARK No. 339-1

PLAQUE PLACED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS
AND RECREATION IN COOPERATION WITH THE CALIFOR-
NIA PIONEERS OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY AND MOUNTAIN
CHARLIE CHAPTER No. 1850, E CLAMPUS VITUS. OCTO-
BER 13, 1979.


 Victorian Bar


Plaque located in Bulmore Historical Park.
Almaden Road and Almaden Way.
New Almaden.
Santa Clara County, CA.

GPS
  Site of First Mining in California  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.17419°
W 121.82456°




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