City of Auburn

City of Auburn (HM45G)

Location: Auburn, CA 95603 Placer County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.767', W 121° 4.741'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 86 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Gold discovered near here by Claude Chana May 16, 1848. Area first known as "North Fork" or "Wood's Dry Diggings". Settlement given name of Auburn in Fall of 1849. Soon became important mining town, trading post and stage terminal. County seat of Sutter County 1850 and Placer County 1851. Destroyed by fire 1855, 1859 and 1963.

State Registered Landmark No. 404

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission
Base furnished by Placer County Historical Society
Dedicated September 23, 1950
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM45G
Tags
Marker Number404
Year Placed1950
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 666590 N 4307002
Decimal Degrees38.89611667, -121.07901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.767', W 121° 4.741'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 46.02" N, 121° 4' 44.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 140 Park St, Auburn CA 95603, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?