Volcano

Volcano (HM7AN)

Location: Volcano, CA 95689 Amador County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 26.556', W 120° 37.882'

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Started 1848 by soldiers of Colonel Stevenson's Regiment. Named by miners because of apparent volcanic appearance. Here the first California rental library, 1850, was established. And one of the first "Little Theaters" founded by the "Volcano Thespian Society", 1854
Interesting Civil War History.

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Volcano - Right Here!
1934 plaque placed in Pine Grove as "obituary" when planned dam would flood Volcano. Geology & water rights negated plan. So Volcano didn't drown
NOT BY A DAM SITE!

Dedicated July 5, 1980, Volcano Business & Professional Association, James W. Marshall Chapter 49, E. Clampus Vitus, Upcountry 88 Lions
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HM NumberHM7AN
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Marker Number29
Placed ByDepartment of Public Works – Division of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 706717 N 4257581
Decimal Degrees38.44260000, -120.63136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.556', W 120° 37.882'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 33.36" N, 120° 37' 52.92" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16121-16190 Main St, Volcano CA 95689, US
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