Jacob Richard Stoker

Jacob Richard Stoker (HM101L)

Location: Sonora, CA 95370 Tuolumne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 58.827', W 120° 22.704'

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1820-1893

— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —

"His heart was finer metal than any gold his shovel ever brought to light". Gallant Mex. War veteran fought in principal battles. Came California, '49, Jackass Hill, '50. Built famous cabin, intimately associated there with Mark Twain and Gillis' Bros. Member Tuol. Lodge No. 8, F. & A. M. Just and fair, settled miner's disputes, helped his fellowmen and community. Famed as "Dick Baker", in Twain's "Roughing It". Hero in "Jaybird and the Acorn" , "Burning Shame" etc.
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HM NumberHM101L
Series This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series
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Placed ByTuolumne County Chamber of Commerce/Welfare Club/Tuolumne Lodge No. 8, F.&A.M
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 730250 N 4206888
Decimal Degrees37.98045000, -120.37840000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 58.827', W 120° 22.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 58' 49.62" N, 120° 22' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 145-561 Cemetery Ln, Sonora CA 95370, US
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