.

#162:  Site of Mokelumne City

<< 1 2 >>

Location:

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

~38.253127,-121.437711

 

 

Plaque:

No Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

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.



©2009 David Schmitt