Angels Camp

Angels Camp (HM9E1)

Location: Angels Camp, CA 95222 Calaveras County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 4.113', W 120° 32.365'

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Home of the Jumping Frog

— Romance - Gold - History —

Founded in 1849 by George Angel, who established a mining camp and trading store 200 feet below this marker. A rich gravel mining area and one of the richest quartz mining sections of the Mother Lode. Production records of over $100 million for Angels Camp and vicinity. Prominent in early day California history. Townsite established in 1873. Locale of Mark Twain's famous story, The Jumping Frog of Calaveras. Frequented by Joaquin Murietta, Black Bart and other early day bandits.
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HM NumberHM9E1
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the More Than Words series.
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Marker Number287
Year Placed1931
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 715847 N 4216279
Decimal Degrees38.06855000, -120.53941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.113', W 120° 32.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 6.78" N, 120° 32' 21.90" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1250-1274 CA-4 Business, Angels Camp CA 95222, US
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