— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —Name derived from two sawmills erected here to supply mining timbers early 1850's. Population at one time 1000. Rich in pocket gold in heyday. Mining camp of Mexican woman, Do?a Elisa Martinez, at north end of flat, reported to have been hideout of famous bandit, Joaquin Murieta. Site of story, "The Battle of Sawmill Flat."
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|Series||This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series|
|Placed By||California Centennial Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:05pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 729983 N 4211575|
|Decimal Degrees||38.02271667, -120.37993333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 1.363', W 120° 22.796'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 1' 21.78" N, 120° 22' 47.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 22041 Sawmill Flat Rd, Sonora CA 95370, US|
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