— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —Stopping place of packers carrying supplies to miners. Often 200 jackasses on hill over night furnishing concert suggesting name "Jackass Hill". Very coarse gold found here. $10,000 taken from 100 square feed of ground. Quartz found containing 3/4 of total weight in gold. Mark Twain, Steve, Jim and Bill Gilis and Dick Stoker, the "Dick Baker" in "Roughing it", were cronies. Mark wrote here "Jumping Frog of Calaveras" from notes made at Angels Camp Tavern.
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|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 721543 N 4208747|
|Decimal Degrees||37.99935000, -120.47686667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 59.961', W 120° 28.612'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 59' 57.66" N, 120° 28' 36.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20758 Jackass Hill Rd, Sonora CA 95370, US|
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