Groveland (HM9JL)

Location: Groveland, CA 95321 Tuolumne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.352', W 120° 13.797'

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Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail

Formerly called "First Garrote" traced to hanging of Mexican for stealing horse. Adobe buildings still standing (1949) built in 1849 as shown by dated adobe brick taken from partition. Gold discovered here 1849. Thousands in placer gold taken from mines on Garrote Creek, Big Creek and other diggings. Deer Flat, Noisy Flat and The Rancheria well known nearby places in heyday.
HM NumberHM9JL
Series This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series, and the More Than Words series.
Marker Number446
Year Placed1949
Placed ByThe Tablet Placed by the California Centennials Commission. Base provided by the Big Oak Flat Hwy 20 Assoc. Nov.27, 1949
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 743756 N 4191590
Decimal Degrees37.83920000, -120.22995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.352', W 120° 13.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 21.12" N, 120° 13' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18752 Main St, Groveland CA 95321, US
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