Drytown

Drytown (HM1EOV)

Location: River Edge, CA 95669 Amador County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 26.462', W 120° 51.312'

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Rich placer mining, 1850's. Origin of town's name: Lack of water in nearby creek to wash gold. Many Chinese laborers in fields & mines. East gateway to New Chicago, New Philadelphia, Amador City; Quartz mines: Fremont-Gover & Treasure (1867), Bunker Hill (1853); Scene of Rancheria Massacre (1855); Dynan Monument.
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HM NumberHM1EOV
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1988
Placed ByAmador County Historical Society, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Forrest Parlor No. 86, Plymouth,Ca
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 687184 N 4256929
Decimal Degrees38.44103333, -120.85520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.462', W 120° 51.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 27.72" N, 120° 51' 18.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)209, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99 Main St, River Edge CA 95669, US
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