Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony

Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony (HM1FXJ)

Location: Placerville, CA 95667 El Dorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 46.358', W 120° 53.478'

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Site of the only tea and silk farm established in California. First agricultural settlement of pioneer Japanese immigrants who arrived at Gold Hill on June 8, 1869. Despite the initial success, it failed to prosper. It marked the beginning of Japanese influence on the agricultural economy of California.
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HM NumberHM1FXJ
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Marker Number815
Year Placed1969
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation In cooperation with the Japanese American Citizens League, El Dorado County Historical Society, And Friends of the Centennial Observance.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 683187 N 4293657
Decimal Degrees38.77263333, -120.89130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 46.358', W 120° 53.478'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 46' 21.48" N, 120° 53' 28.68" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 889 Cold Springs Rd, Placerville CA 95667, US
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