John Charles Fremont

John Charles Fremont (HM1HI3)

Location: Fresno, CA 93706 Fresno County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 43.45', W 119° 55.213'

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Fremont passed within sight of this spot on April 7, 1844. He is coming from the San Joaquin River to the Kings River with his mountain men guides, Thomas "Broken Hand" Fitzpatrick, Kit Carson and Alex Godey. Fremont described a vast prairie with great bands of elk, wild horses and antelope. Wolves stalked young animals nearby. He returned in 1846 and took part in the Mexican War. In that war he was served by James D. Savage, later to become a trader friend of the Indians, commander of the Mariposa Battalion, and discoverer of Yosemite. Fremont became recognized as pathfinder, U. S. Senator, Civil War general, and presidential candidate.
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HM NumberHM1HI3
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceSmall Business
Marker Number28
Year Placed1984
Placed ByJim Savage Chaapter 1852, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 9:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 239202 N 4068250
Decimal Degrees36.72416667, -119.92021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.45', W 119° 55.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 27" N, 119° 55' 12.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno CA 93706, US
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