Fort Ann, California
Fort Ann is a former gold mining camp in Amador County, California. It was located on the South Fork of Dry Creek, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north of Volcano. Although local tradition has it that Fort Ann began as a military outpost, it began as a mining camp.
The camp was in place by 1852. Mining occurred in the original camp's vicinity, with some gaps in time, until at least 1941, with people living in the settlement. The camp appeared on the 1866 county map. Evidence of the camp and living quarters was reported to still be visible in 1967.
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 573. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Cook, Deborah Coleen (16 December 2018). Vestiges of Amador, Amador Ledger-Dispatch
- Annual Report of the Director of the Mint, p. 68-69 (1885) (report of 1884 find at "a mine in Fort Ann")
- Interview with Fred Clark, Amador County Historical Society (February 1979) (recorded personal account of resident of Fort Ann Mine area circa 1939-40)
- Goode, Erwin G. California Gold Camps, p. 119-20 (1975)