Carson Hill

Carson Hill (HM45E)

Location: Angels Camp, CA 95222 Calaveras County
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N 38° 1.659', W 120° 30.4'

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Gold discovered in creek just below town by James H. Carson in 1848, whose name was given to creek, hill and town. In November, 1854, at Morgan Mine, was found the largest gold nugget in California, weighing 195 pounds troy, worth at that time $43,000.

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HM NumberHM45E
Marker Number274
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission with base furnished by Angels Camp Lions Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 718842 N 4211817
Decimal Degrees38.02765000, -120.50666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 1.659', W 120° 30.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 1' 39.54" N, 120° 30' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4583 CA-49, Angels Camp CA 95222, US
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