1865Schuyler Colfax, Speaker of the House of Representatives, was asked by President Abraham Lincoln on April 14 to take a message to the miners of the west, that their prosperity is the prosperity of the Nation. These may have been Lincoln's last words on public subjects, as he was shot later that evening at Ford Theatre, Washington, D.C.
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|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Markers Attached to Sculpture series.|
|Placed By||ECV Lord Sholto Douglas Chapter 3 and Colfax Area Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 677054 N 4329889|
|Decimal Degrees||39.10018333, -120.95250000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 6.011', W 120° 57.15'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 6' 0.66" N, 120° 57' 9.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1025 Railroad St, Colfax CA 95713, US|
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