Campo Seco

California State Historic Landmark 257

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#257 Campo Seco
Settled in 1849 by Mexicans who worked placers on Oregon Gulch. Rich copper deposits discovered in 1859. Largest living cork oak tree in California planted here 1858. Ruins of Adams Express building with iron doors still standing.

Site Photo:



SW corner of intersection of Campo Seco and Penn Mine Rds, Campo Seco.

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