From landmark #670 it's three miles on the Yosimite Highway to the site where a town once stood.
From the Mariposa Free Press June 23, 1866:
“Agua Frio Burned.- The town of
destroyed by fire yesterday morning. The fire originated in one of the
houses occupied by Chinamen, and as the buildings were all wood
structures the whole town was soon in a blaze. We are unable to give
the amount of loss, as we have only learned the above meager particulars
just as we go to press.”
The chairs seemed to be arrainged with intent of meaning and perhaps important conferences of local note are taking place at this historic site. Or maybe it's trash day.
The name came from two springs of cold water about a quarter mile below
Plaque inscription: NO. 518 AGUA FRIA (L) - One-quarter mile north of Carson Creek, a tributary of Agua Fria Creek, was located the town of
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