Springfield Cemetery

Springfield Cemetery (HM1DBN)

Location: Sonora, CA 95370 Tuolumne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 1.348', W 120° 24.926'

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Springfield was founded in 1850 with up to 2000 inhabitants. Its downfall soon commenced, however, owing, in great part, to the foreign miner's tax.

This cemetery, located on a hill above the town, was first used in 1852 and the last burial was in 1997. Of the 34 known graves in the cemetery, nine were children under the age of six.

Many of the graves are unmarked.

The cemetery in recent years has been neglected until Columbia Parlor #258 decided to begin regular maintenance as a parlor activity.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number137-08
Year Placed2014
Placed ByGrand Parlor and Columbia Parlor #258 Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 726867 N 4211460
Decimal Degrees38.02246667, -120.41543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 1.348', W 120° 24.926'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 1' 20.88" N, 120° 24' 55.56" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10457-10507 Horseshoe Bend Rd, Sonora CA 95370, US
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