#0162 Site of Mokelumne City


#0162 Site of Mokelumne City

Site information: 

200 ft N of intersection of Cameron Rd and Thornton Rd, 3 mi N of Thornton

The description given by the OHP is pretty vague, so this location is approximate.  Nothing remains of the site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

No plaque

OHP description:

Established in 1850, its prospects were bright. The second largest town in the county, it had deep water communication with San Francisco all year round, an advantage not possessed by any other town in the county except Stockton. The floods of 1862 destroyed the town.

Registered 1/11/1935