Site of Reading Adobe

Site of Reading Adobe (HM137I)

Location: Cottonwood, CA 96022 Shasta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.48', W 122° 12.02'

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Home of Pierson Barton Reading (1816-1868)-California Pioneer of 1843-Major in Fremont's California Battalion, Mexican War of 1846, signer of Capitulation of Cahuenga-discoverer of second major gold strike 1848-adobe built here 1847, designated seat of Shasta County Government 1850-51, kitchen wing of Reading mansion 1854-1881, destroyed by vandals 1942-best stock farm in California 1862. Major Reading buried nearby.
HM NumberHM137I
Marker Number10
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with The Shasta Historical Society, May 18, 1968
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 567868 N 4471499
Decimal Degrees40.39133333, -122.20033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.48', W 122° 12.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 28.80" N, 122° 12' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 Adobe Ln, Cottonwood CA 96022, US
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