California State Historic Landmark 31

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location. Landmark comments.

Plaque Photo:

#031 Drytown
Founded 1848. Oldest town and first in which gold was discovered in Amador County. Its venerable town hall and other picturesque structures remain. Was not "dry" as name implies, containing 26 saloons at one time.

Site Photo:



On State Hwy 49 (PM 13.7), 0.2 mi N of Drytown.


There was another plaque approximately 1/4 mile south of town, but it's missing.

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