1824 - 1893A man of tremendous ambition, Leland Stanford, Sr., was one of California's most distinguished businessmen, politicians, philanthropists, and proponents of education. Lured to California by the Gold Rush in 1852, he became an owner of Sutter Creek's Union-Lincoln Mine. Stanford went on to become California's governor, a U.S. Senator, member of the Central Pacific Railroad, "Big Four" and founder of Stanford University, a living memorial to his son, Leland Stanford, Jr.
|Placed By||The Ancient and Honorable Order of James W. Marshall #49, E. Clampus Vitus, June 4, 2000|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 691899 N 4251999|
|Decimal Degrees||38.39563333, -120.80255000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 23.738', W 120° 48.153'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 23' 44.28" N, 120° 48' 9.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3 Gopher Flat Rd, Sutter Creek CA 95685, US|
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