Historical Market, Home of the Jumping Frog

Historical Market, Home of the Jumping Frog Angels Camp California


Stock #: 387454
Type: Postcard
Era: Real Photo
City: Angels Camp
State: California (CA)
County: Calaveras
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Founded in 1849 by George Angel, who established a mining camp and trading store 200 feet below this marker. A rich gravel mining area and one of the richest quartz mining sections of the Mother Lode. Production records of over 100 million dollars for Angels Camp and vicinity. Prominent in early day California History. Townsite established 1873. The Locale of Mark Twain's famous story "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras." Frequented by Joaquin Marietta, Black Bart and other early day Bandits

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