California State Historic Landmark 98

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#098 Keyesville
From 1853 until 1870 Keyesville was a center of both placer and quartz gold mining. On the knoll just below the townsite may still be seen the outlines of an earthwork fort, built to meet a possible indian attack in 1868. The original Keyes mine is still active.

Site Photo:



Black Gulch Rd, 2.0 mi S of Hwy 155 (PM 70.0), 3.3 mi W of Lake Isabella.

Landmark logo Return to other landmarks in Kern county.

Please note: I have no connection to any organizations mentioned on this site.

Site contents copyright 1996-2000 by Donald Laird - all rights reserved

Send comments to:
Donald Laird