Cottonwood Basin

Cottonwood Basin (HM1BXJ)

Location: Hornbrook, CA 96044 Siskiyou County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 54.088', W 122° 33.804'

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Originally this area was known as Cottonwood, for the trees that grew along the creek. Gold was discovered here in 1851 by John Thomas, and many rich mines were located nearby, the "Brasswire Mine" and the "Jillson Mine" among them. The name was changed to "Henley" in 1856, in honor of the local senator.

Dedicated by
E Clampus Vitus Humbug Chapter 73
and
Siskiyou County Historical Society

December 5, 1992
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HM NumberHM1BXJ
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73 & Siskiyou County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 536213 N 4638928
Decimal Degrees41.90146667, -122.56340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 54.088', W 122° 33.804'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 54' 5.28" N, 122° 33' 48.24" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103-121 Copco Rd, Hornbrook CA 96044, US
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