Mark Twain Bret Harte TrailFormerly called "First Garrote" traced to hanging of Mexican for stealing horse. Adobe buildings still standing (1949) built in 1849 as shown by dated adobe brick taken from partition. Gold discovered here 1849. Thousands in placer gold taken from mines on Garrote Creek, Big Creek and other diggings. Deer Flat, Noisy Flat and The Rancheria well known nearby places in heyday.
|Series||This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series, and the More Than Words series.|
|Placed By||The Tablet Placed by the California Centennials Commission. Base provided by the Big Oak Flat Hwy 20 Assoc. Nov.27, 1949|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:58pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 743756 N 4191590|
|Decimal Degrees||37.83920000, -120.22995000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 50.352', W 120° 13.797'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 50' 21.12" N, 120° 13' 47.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18752 Main St, Groveland CA 95321, US|
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