Reading Adobe

Reading Adobe (HM137K)

Location: Cottonwood, CA 96022 Montgomery County
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N 40° 22.277', W 122° 17.023'

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Built 1847 by Major Pierson Barton Reading, who crossed the plains in 1843, and was granted Rancho Buena Ventura, most northern Mexican grant, 1844. Site of first county seat, 1850, when Shasta included other counties. Discovered gold at Clear Creek in March and at Reading Bar, in July, 1848.

Historical Landmark No. 10

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways
HM NumberHM137K
Placed ByCalfornia State Department of Public Works - Division of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 560809 N 4469213
Decimal Degrees40.37128333, -122.28371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 22.277', W 122° 17.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 22' 16.62" N, 122° 17' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19 Main St, Cottonwood CA 96022, US
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