The history of Copperopolis is closely tied to the Civil War. The 19 million pounds of copper mined in the 1860’s made Calaveras County second in national production of this ore. Mining, workshop sites, and other historical artifacts from this era remain alongside buildings that have been restored by the perseverance and … [Read more...]

Copperopolis Cemetery

The Copperopolis Cemetery District was established in 1950 for the purpose of maintaining a public cemetery. The District is governed by statutory authority of the Health and Safety Code, Div. 8, Part 4, Public Cemetery Districts. There are three elected directors. Recently, 1985-89, the cemetery is being surveyed and plotted. In … [Read more...]