San Andreas

San Andreas (HM7EQ)

Location: San Andreas, CA 95249 Calaveras County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.769', W 120° 40.855'

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Heart of the Southern Mines

Settled by Mexicans in 1848. Named after Catholic Parish of St. Andrew. First newspaper published here Sept. 24, 1856. Destroyed by fire June 4, 1858 and in 1863. County seat of Calaveras County since 1866. Rendezvous of Joaquin Murietta. Black Bart, notorious stage robber tried and sent to prison from here. Noted mining camp since early days. Gold from the surrounding ancient river channels and placer mines contributed greatly to the success of the Union during the Civil War.
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HM NumberHM7EQ
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Marker Number252
Year Placed1930
Placed ByCalaveras County Chamber of Commerce, October 26, 1930
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 8:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 703078 N 4230120
Decimal Degrees38.19615000, -120.68091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.769', W 120° 40.855'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 46.14" N, 120° 40' 51.30" W
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Area Code(s)209, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-37 Church Hill Rd, San Andreas CA 95249, US
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