Mark Twain Cabin

Mark Twain Cabin (HM45S)

Location: Sonora, CA 95370 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.961', W 120° 28.612'

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— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —

Stopping place of packers carrying supplies to miners. Often 200 jackasses on hill over night furnishing concert suggesting name "Jackass Hill". Very coarse gold found here. $10,000 taken from 100 square feed of ground. Quartz found containing 3/4 of total weight in gold. Mark Twain, Steve, Jim and Bill Gilis and Dick Stoker, the "Dick Baker" in "Roughing it", were cronies. Mark wrote here "Jumping Frog of Calaveras" from notes made at Angels Camp Tavern.
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HM NumberHM45S
Series This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series, and the More Than Words series.
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Marker Number138
Year Placed1929
Placed ByTuolumne County Chamber Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:34am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 721543 N 4208747
Decimal Degrees37.99935000, -120.47686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.961', W 120° 28.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 57.66" N, 120° 28' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20758 Jackass Hill Rd, Sonora CA 95370, US
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