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CHL No. 782 Calico - San Bernadino


NO. 782 TOWN OF CALICO - The Calico Mining District, which had a peak population of 3,000, produced between $13 and $20 million in silver and $9 million in borate minerals between 1881 and 1907. On April 6, 1881, several claims were located that formed the Silver King, largest mine in the district. Profitable mining of silver in the area ceased in 1896.


4 mi NW of I-15 on Ghost Town Rd, Yermo
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"Walter Knott purchased Calico in the 1950's architecturally restoring all but the five original buildings to look as they did in the 1880's."

CHL #782 - Calico