Greenwood (HM6Q7)

Location: Greenwood, CA 95635 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.932', W 120° 54.873'

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John Greenwood, a trapper and guide who came to California in 1844, established a here a trading post in 1849. The mining town of Greenwood, which developed during the Gold Rush, boasted a theater, 4 hotels, 14 stores, a brewery, and 4 saloons. Among its illustrious citizens was John A. Stone, California songwriter, who was buried here in 1863.
HM NumberHM6Q7
Marker Number521
Year Placed1955
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with The Golden Key, May 15, 1955
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 680848 N 4307621
Decimal Degrees38.89886667, -120.91455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.932', W 120° 54.873'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 55.92" N, 120° 54' 52.38" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4009 Main St, Greenwood CA 95635, US
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