Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail

Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail (HMUP)

Location: Jamestown, CA 95327 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 57.106', W 120° 25.427'

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Jamestown (Also Called Jimtown)

Known as gateway of Mother Lode and to southern mines, gold first discovered in Tuolumne County west of this point at Woods Creek by James Woods shortly before town was founded by Col. George James, August 8, 1848. Large quantities of gold recovered from streambeds and gulches during "Gold Rush." Surrounded by famous mines from which millions were extracted in later years. First mercantile business in Southern mines said to have been in Butterfield Building, built in 1850, still standing (1948).
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HM NumberHMUP
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Marker Number431
Year Placed1948
Placed ByCalifornia Centinal Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 726351 N 4203594
Decimal Degrees37.95176667, -120.42378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.106', W 120° 25.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 6.36" N, 120° 25' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10200-10298 Donovan St, Jamestown CA 95327, US
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