French Camp

French Camp (HM183M)

Location: Columbia, CA 95310 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 4.695', W 120° 21.817'

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Established by Charles Maisson and a group of French goldseekers in 1851. Gold discovered in nearby Long Gulch in that year. At one time 300 miners lived here and traded at store, ruins of which are west of this monument. Regular pack trains brought supplies here from Columbia, returning with newly mined gold. The Stanley Family came to ownership of this site in 1956.
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HM NumberHM183M
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 3:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 731240 N 4217779
Decimal Degrees38.07825000, -120.36361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.695', W 120° 21.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 41.70" N, 120° 21' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 550 Forest Rte 3N47, Columbia CA 95310, US
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