Ed Pearce Reporting, MARKLEEVILLE, CA – In 1864 prospectors inspired by Nevada’s Comstock Lode believed they’d made a similar find. in the Eastern Sierra. Population quickly grew into the thousands at what became Silver Mountain City, enough people to petition state officials in Sacramento to create a new county out of parts of three or […]
Alpine County is celebrating their 150th Anniversary in 2014! Planning has begun for events recognizing this historic milestone. Please check out the 150 Celebration area on our site for more information! Click here or take the link under the Events tab above.
Special thanks to Irene Baldwin, Todd Branscombe, Dick James, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Karen O'Neill, Vince Piercey Photography, Kim Smith, Sorensen's Resort, Debbi Waldear, Westworld Images, & Charlene Vine for the use of their photos.