— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —The first community in Tuolumne County to be founded (1855) entirely upon the operation of a lode mine. Site of the famous Soulsby Mine (discovered by Benjamine Soulsby) which produced over $6,500,00 by 1900. The first hardrock miners who worked mine were from Cornwall, England. First group of 499 arriving in 1858.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series|
|Placed By||Citizens of Soulsbyville and Tuolumne County Gold Centennial Celebration Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 740289 N 4207661|
|Decimal Degrees||37.98480000, -120.26395000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 59.088', W 120° 15.837'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 59' 5.28" N, 120° 15' 50.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19986-20002 Community Dr, Soulsbyville CA 95372, US|
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