Bodie

Bodie (HM5B3)

Location: Bridgeport, CA 93517 Mono County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.818', W 119° 0.885'

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Gold was discovered here in 1859 by W.S. Bodey after whom the town was named. Once the most thriving metropolis of the Mono Country, Bodie's mines produced gold valued at more than 100 million dollars. Tough as nails, the "Bad Man from Bodie" still carries his guns and his Bowie knife down through the pages of Western history.
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HM NumberHM5B3
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Marker Number341
Year Placed1964
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, the Mono County Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Mono County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 323616 N 4231437
Decimal Degrees38.21363333, -119.01475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.818', W 119° 0.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 49.08" N, 119° 0' 53.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15167-15201 Bodie State Historical Park, Bridgeport CA 93517, US
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