Latrobe (HMCPB)

Location: Shingle Springs, CA 95682 El Dorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 33.518', W 120° 58.884'

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Est. 1864

The youngest town acquisition of El Dorado County owes its origin to the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad. They established a station for neighboring Amador County at this crossing of the roads. The town started on the completion of the railroad. It was platted by Chief Engineer F. Bishop. He named the town after B. Latrobe, the civil engineer in charge of building the first railroad in the United States.
Dedicated January 26th 2008 by
E. Clampus Vitus Chapter 49
James W. Marshall
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2008
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, James W. Marshall Chapter No.49
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 5:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 675883 N 4269731
Decimal Degrees38.55863333, -120.98140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.518', W 120° 58.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 31.08" N, 120° 58' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7672 S Shingle Rd, Shingle Springs CA 95682, US
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