El Dorado (Mud Springs)

El Dorado (Mud Springs) (HM7GE)

Location: El Dorado, CA 95623 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 40.949', W 120° 50.921'

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Trading post, emigrant stop, and mining camp of the 1850's. This became one of the remount stations of the Central Overland Pony Express. Here at the Nevada House on April 13, 1860, pony rider William (Sam) Hamilton changed horses while carrying the first west-bound mail of the Pony Express from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California.
HM NumberHM7GE
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
Marker Number700
Year Placed1960
Placed ByThe California State Park Commission in cooperation with the James W. Marshall Chapter No.49, E. Clampus Vitus, Golden Chain Council of the Mother Lode, and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association. April 2, 1960
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 2:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 687125 N 4283738
Decimal Degrees38.68248333, -120.84868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.949', W 120° 50.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 56.94" N, 120° 50' 55.26" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6170 Pleasant Valley Rd, El Dorado CA 95623, US
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