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#465:  Old Mining Camp of Brownsville

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Location:

Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, 0.9 mi SW of Murphys

38.128735,-120.442096

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the plaque:

A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850s and 1860s. Named for Alfred Brown, former owner of Table Mountain Ranch. Laws of the Brownsville mining district provided that each miner could own one wet and one dry claim, not to exceed 150 square feet.

California State Park Commission. Monument base erected by Chispa Parlor No. 139 of NSGW and Ruby Parlor No. 46 of NDGW. Dedicated July 19, 1953.



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