Pioneer Baby's Grave

Pioneer Baby's Grave (HM137T)

Location: Shasta, CA 96087 Shasta County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 36.239', W 122° 29.965'

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Charles, infant son of George and Helena Cohn Brownstein of Red Bluff, died December 14, 1864. He was buried near land established by the Shasta Hebrew Congregation as a Jewish Cemetery in 1857. One of the earliest such cemeteries in the region. Since there was no Jewish burial ground in Red Bluff, Charles' parents made the arduous journey to Shasta to lay their baby to rest. Concern for the fate of the grave led to the rerouting of Highway 299 in 1923.

California registered historical Landmark No. 377

First registered July 28, 1942. Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Shasta Historical Society, Kevin Hollis Moss Historical Fund and Trinitarianus Chapter 62, E Clampus Vitus, July 28, 1990.
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HM NumberHM137T
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Marker Number377
Year Placed1990
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:50am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 542350 N 4494917
Decimal Degrees40.60398333, -122.49941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.239', W 122° 29.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 14.34" N, 122° 29' 57.90" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41255 Eureka Way, Shasta CA 96087, US
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