Paloma (Fosteria)

Paloma (Fosteria) (HM9DQ)

Location: Valley Springs, CA 95252 Calaveras County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 15.548', W 120° 45.693'

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Gwin Mine, Paloma, and Lower Rich Gulch were mined for placer in 1849. Quartz was discovered by J. Alexander in 1851. Property acquired by Wm. M. Gwin, California's first U.S. Senator, in 1851. The Gwin Mine closed, in 1908, yielded millions.
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HM NumberHM9DQ
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Marker Number295
Year Placed1949
Placed ByThe California Centennials Commission. Based furnished by Paloma Community Club, September 5, 1949
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 695848 N 4236936
Decimal Degrees38.25913333, -120.76155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.548', W 120° 45.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 32.88" N, 120° 45' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6225 Paloma Rd, Valley Springs CA 95252, US
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