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Home California Calaveras County County Murphys Old Mining Camp of Brownsville

Old Mining Camp of Brownsville

On Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, 0.9 mi SW of Murphys, Murphys, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 38° 7' 56.3448", -120° 25' 59.0448"
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A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850s and 1860s, the camp was named for Alfred Brown, former owner of Table Mountain Ranch. Laws of the Brownsville mining district provided that each miner could own one wet and one dry claim, not to exceed 150 square feet each.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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