7 Miles ——>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.
|Placed By||Calfornia State Department of Public Works - Division of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 560809 N 4469213|
|Decimal Degrees||40.37128333, -122.28371667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 22.277', W 122° 17.023'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 22' 16.62" N, 122° 17' 1.38" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19 Main St, Cottonwood CA 96022, US|
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