— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —Reportedly founded about 1849 by group of Englishmen who employed Chinese as miners. Much surface gold found on hills and flats. Headquarters for stage lines in early 1850's, and for several California Chinese mining companies. First Chinese tong war in state fought near here between Sam Yap and Yan Woo tongs. Present stone and brick post office built 1854, still standing. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church build 1855, restored 1949. First pastor, Father Henry Aleric.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 725935 N 4194607|
|Decimal Degrees||37.87095000, -120.43133333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 52.257', W 120° 25.88'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 52' 15.42" N, 120° 25' 52.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5126 CA-120, Jamestown CA 95327, US|
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