Michigan Bluff

Michigan Bluff (HM477)

Location: Foresthill, CA 95631 Placer County
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N 39° 2.509', W 120° 44.209'

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Founded in 1850 and first known as Michigan City which was located on slope one half mile from here. In 1858 town became undermined and unsafe so was moved to this location and renamed Michigan Bluff. Leland Stanford, who gained wealth and fame in California, operated a store in Michigan City from 1853 to 1855.

State Registered Landmark No. 402

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Placer County Historical Society
Dedicated August 20, 1950
HM NumberHM477
Marker Number402
Year Placed1950
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 695868 N 4323854
Decimal Degrees39.04181667, -120.73681667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 2.509', W 120° 44.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 2' 30.54" N, 120° 44' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8278-8320 Michigan Bluff Rd, Foresthill CA 95631, US
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