Dr Samuel Gregg George

Dr Samuel Gregg George (HM2M7Y)

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N 36° 4.123', W 119° 0.738'

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Patriot · Doctor · Miner · Pioneer

Born in Ohio, Dr. George saw action in the Mexican war. After studying medicine, he started a practice in Visalia about 1855. He served in the Indian War of 1856, and as a loyal union man, kept an eye on the Secesh in Tulare, Kern and Coso for Union Army intelligence. He found gold and silver in the Coso, explored Death Valley, and filed magnesite claims in the Porterville hills. His activities being widely reported in the press. He married the Widow Wilcox in 1876, moved his practice to Porterville, and made his home at this location. He died in 1905 at 91, and is buried in the Porterville Cemetery.
HM NumberHM2M7Y
Year Placed1977
Placed ByDr. Samuel Gregg George Chapter 1855 E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 318782 N 3993444
Decimal Degrees36.06871667, -119.01230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.123', W 119° 0.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 7.38" N, 119° 0' 44.28" W
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