Sutter Mill Replica

Sutter Mill Replica (HM7VX)

Location: Garden Valley, CA 95633 El Dorado County
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N 38° 48.096', W 120° 53.537'

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This replica of Sutter's Mill was based on research from many sources - a drawing by James Marshall, an old photograph of the mill, and the results of several excavations made on the original mill site. The building is 60 feet long, 20 feet wide, and 39 feet high, and 80,000 board feet of lumber were used in construction. The structure is assembled with wooden pegs - no nails were used. As in the original mill, all timbers were adzed by hand. The replica was placed here because the original site is now inundated. The Placerville Lumber Company donated much of the material and the El Dorado County Historic Society raised funds for its construction.
HM NumberHM7VX
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1968
Placed ByJames W. Marshall Chapter No.49, E Clampus Vitus on January 20, 1968
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 683028 N 4296870
Decimal Degrees38.80160000, -120.89228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.096', W 120° 53.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 5.76" N, 120° 53' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Gold Discovery Loop Trail, Garden Valley CA 95633, US
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