MARIPOSA COUNTY, CA

GHOST TOWN

INFORMATION SOURCES

 

 

Information posted on these web pages came from many sources, including the following publications. Please note that on the main listing pages, I did not reference any of the sites with their sources. However on the Biography and Individual Listing pages I did. This will aid you in further research to the names and individual locations in Mariposa County. Source listings for all of the other locations shown on the main listing pages are available. Please contact me if you are interested in those sources.

 

 

1: CALIFORNIA GOLD CAMPS

A Geographical & Historical Dictionary of Camps, Towns, and Localities Where Gold was Found and Mined;

Wayside Stations & Trading Centers.

GUDDE, Erwin G.

University of CA Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London.

1975

ISBN: 0-520-02572-5

(noted as CGC in GT listings)

 

2: CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

Office of Historic Preservation

California Department of Parks & Recreation

Office of State Printing, Sacramento, CA

1990

ISBN: 0-941925-08-0

In this work, any sites listed in this book have CHL# --- after them.

 

3: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY

Volume 47, Number 2, April 1951

State of California Department of Natural Resources

Division of Mines

San Francisco, CA

1951

ISBN: none

 

4: CALIFORNIA PLACE NAMES

The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names.

GUDDE, Erwin G.

University of CA Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London

Originally published 1949

3rd edition published 1969 by the U of CA Press.

1969

ISBN: 0-520-01574-6

(noted as CPN in GT listings)

 

5: (THE) CALL OF GOLD

True Tales on the Gold Road to Yosemite

CHAMBERLAIN, Newell D

Valley Publishers, Fresno, CA

(Originally published in 1936)

1977

ISBN: 0-913548-11-1

http://www.yosemite.ca.us/library/call_of_gold/

 

6: GEOLOGIC GUIDEBOOK ALONG HIGHWAY 49

SIERRAN GOLD BELT, THE MOTHER LODE COUNTRY

Centennial Edition

State of California Department of Natural Resources

Division of Mines, Bulletin #141

San Francisco, CA

1948

ISBN: none

 

7: GHOST TOWNS & MINING CAMPS OF CALIFORNIA

A History & Guide.

NADEAU, Remi

Crest Publishers, Santa Barbara, CA

4th Edition

1992

ISBN: 0-9627104-2-3

 

8: GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIFORNIA

CLARK, William

California Division of Mines & Geology Bulletin 193

Sacramento CA

1970      (5th Printing-1980)

ISBN: none

 

9: HISTORIC LEGENDS of MARIPOSA COUNTY.

COOK, Fred S.

California Traveler, Inc., Volcano, CA.

1975

ISBN: none

(OUT OF PRINT?)

 

10 LOST TREASURE MAGAZINE

Monthly magazine published in Grove, OK.

Various issues, including: Dec 1986 (pg 46)

 

11: Mariposa County Discussion List on Rootsweb.com

Info here is from various postings to the list. Including old historic newspaper transcriptions. The direct link here is so you can browse or search the archives directly.

 

12: MARIPOSA COUNTY GUIDEBOOK

Seven Tours in Colorful Butterfly Country.

SARGENT, Shirley

Flying Spur Press, Yosemite, CA.

1976

ISBN: none

 

13: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ATLAS & GAZETTEER

DeLorme, Freeport, ME

3rd edition, 2nd printing

1995

ISBN: 0-89933-204-8

 

14: PERSONAL VISIT

April 10, 11, 2002

 

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Mariposa County locations with names beginning:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | PQ | R | S |TUV | W | XYZ

 

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First Posted: December 10, 2001

Last Updated: March 19, 2005

 

 

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