Leland Stanford, Jr.

Leland Stanford, Jr. (HM85C)

Location: Sutter Creek, CA 95685 Amador County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 23.738', W 120° 48.153'

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1824 - 1893

A man of tremendous ambition, Leland Stanford, Sr., was one of California's most distinguished businessmen, politicians, philanthropists, and proponents of education. Lured to California by the Gold Rush in 1852, he became an owner of Sutter Creek's Union-Lincoln Mine. Stanford went on to become California's governor, a U.S. Senator, member of the Central Pacific Railroad, "Big Four" and founder of Stanford University, a living memorial to his son, Leland Stanford, Jr.
HM NumberHM85C
Year Placed2000
Placed ByThe Ancient and Honorable Order of James W. Marshall #49, E. Clampus Vitus, June 4, 2000
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 691899 N 4251999
Decimal Degrees38.39563333, -120.80255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.738', W 120° 48.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 44.28" N, 120° 48' 9.18" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 Gopher Flat Rd, Sutter Creek CA 95685, US
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