French Camp

French Camp (HMAEA)

Location: French Camp, CA 95231 San Joaquin County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 53.166', W 121° 16.198'

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Here was the terminus of the Oregon-California Trail used by the French-Canadian trappers employed by the Hudson's Bay Company from about 1832 to 1845. Michel La Framboise, among others, met fur trappers here annually where they camped with their families. In 1844 Charles M. Weber and William Gulnac promoted the first white settlement colony on Rancho del Camp de los Franceses, which included French Camp and the site of Stockton.
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HM NumberHMAEA
Series This marker is part of the California Trail series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
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Marker Number668
Year Placed1959
Placed ByThe California State Parks Commission in cooperation with the Reynolds Family Native Daughters of the Golden West, Ladies Auxiliary to California Pioneers, and French Camp District-Chamber of Commerce, June 6, 1959
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 652132 N 4194588
Decimal Degrees37.88610000, -121.26996667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 53.166', W 121° 16.198'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 53' 9.96" N, 121° 16' 11.88" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7458-7486 Elm St, French Camp CA 95231, US
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