Silver Mountain

Silver Mountain (HM13WP)

Location: New York, CA 10038 Alpine County
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N 38° 36.322', W 119° 46.161'

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Settled by Scandinavian miners in 1858, - then called Kongsberg. Renamed Silver Mountain in 1863 and made county seat of Alpine County Aug. 11th, 1864. During the Sixties, the town supported a post-office, two newspapers, express office, telegraph office and several hotels. Population was at its peak in 1864. County seat moved to Markleeville Nov. 1st, 1875.Dedicated to the venturesome spirit, courage and perseverance of California Pioneers Sept. 13, 1858 by the Society of E Clampus Vitus - Snowshoe Thompson Chapter officiating.
HM NumberHM13WP
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1958
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 2:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 258849 N 4276623
Decimal Degrees38.60536667, -119.76935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.322', W 119° 46.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 19.32" N, 119° 46' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)646, 212, 917, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 130 Alpine State Hwy, New York CA 10038, US
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