Site of Brownsville

Site of Brownsville (HM7EO)

Location: Murphys, CA 95247 Calaveras County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 7.72', W 120° 26.517'

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A thriving mining camp on rich Pennsylvania Gulch in the 1850's and 1860's. Named for Alfred Brown, former owner of Table Mountain Ranch. Laws of Brownsville Mining District provided that each miner could own one wet and one dry claim, not to exceed 150 square feet.
HM NumberHM7EO
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number465
Year Placed1953
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission – Base Erected by Christa Parlor No. 137 NSGW and Ruby Parlor No. 49 NDGW – July 19, 1953
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 724214 N 4223182
Decimal Degrees38.12866667, -120.44195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 7.72', W 120° 26.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 7' 43.20" N, 120° 26' 31.02" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1198 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd, Murphys CA 95247, US
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