— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —First placer camp in East Belt section of Mother Lode. Gold discovered here in 1853 by Scott brothers, descendants of Cherokee Indians. Scars of placer "diggings" in every little arroyo in Cherokee Valley healed over by Mother Nature later replaced by quartz mines. Present day productive farms in this area were once rich placer grounds.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series|
|Placed By||California Centennial Commission with base provided by Tuolumne City Progressive Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 1:29pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 741702 N 4207152|
|Decimal Degrees||37.97985000, -120.24805000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 58.791', W 120° 14.883'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 58' 47.46" N, 120° 14' 52.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19721-19743 Tuolumne Rd N, Tuolumne CA 95379, US|
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