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Mariposa County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in Mariposa

Mariposa County Historical Markers

Mariposa County Courthouse
Mariposa County Courthouse
This mortise-and-tenon Greek Revival courthouse, erected in 1854, is California's oldest court of law and has served continuously as the seat of count... [click for more]

Mariposa County - General Interest
Agua Fria
One-quarter mile north of Carson Creek, a tributary of Agua Fria Creek, was located the town of Agua Fria, in 1850-51 the first county seat of Maripos... [click for more]

Bear Valley
First called Johnsonville, Bear Valley had a population of 3,000, including Chinese, Cornish, and Mexicans. During 1850-60 when Col. John C. Fré... [click for more]

George W. Coulter started a tent store here in early 1850 to supply the hundreds of miners working the rich placers of Maxwell, Boneyard, and Black Cr... [click for more]

Hornitos, 'little ovens,' derived its name from the presence of many old Mexican stone graves or tombs built in the shape of little square bake ovens ... [click for more]

Mormon Bar
Mormon Bar was first mined in 1849 by members of the Mormon Battalion. They, however, stayed only a short time and their places were taken at once by ... [click for more]

Savage Trading Post
Here, in 1849, James D. Savage established a store built of logs. He engaged in trading and mining. In spring of 1850, fearing Indian depredations, he... [click for more]

Yosemite Valley
On June 30, 1864, in an act signed by President Abraham Lincoln, the United States granted the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the ... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009