Grave of George C. Yount

Grave of George C. Yount (HMC8B)

Location: Yountville, CA 94599 Napa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 24.51', W 122° 22.11'

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George Calvert Yount (1794-1865) was the first United States citizen to be ceded a Spanish land grant in Napa Valley (1836). Skilled hunter, frontiersman, craftsman and farmer, he was the true embodiment of all the finest qualities of an advancing civilization blending with the existing primitive culture. Friend to all, this kindly host of Caymus Rancho, encouraged sturdy American pioneers to establish ranches in this area, which was well populated before the Gold Rush.
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with George C. Yount Parlor No.322, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Colonel Nelson Holderman Parlor No.316, Native Sons of the Golden West, and the Yountville Cemetery Association, October 18, 1959.
HM NumberHMC8B
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number693
Year Placed1959
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, George C. Yount Parlor No.322 N.D.G.W., Nelson Holderman Parlor No.316, N.S.G.W. & Yountville Cemetery Assoc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 555135 N 4251329
Decimal Degrees38.40850000, -122.36850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.51', W 122° 22.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 30.60" N, 122° 22' 6.60" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2900-2998 Jackson St, Yountville CA 94599, US
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