James Wood Coffroth

James Wood Coffroth (HMH0P)

Location: Columbia, CA 95310 Tuolumne County
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N 38° 2.18', W 120° 24.129'

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Here on November 29, 1858, was held the celebration in honor of the completion of the Columbia and Stanislaus River Water Company's ditch, which brought water from the north fork of the Stanislaus River to Columbia. James Wood Coffroth, attorney, journalist, legislator, and orator, and widely known as "Tuolumne's Favorite Son," was the speaker of the day.

Plaque placed by the California Historical Society in cooperation with the California State Park Commission, 1955.
HM NumberHMH0P
Year Placed1955
Placed ByCalifornia Historical Society and the California State Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 2:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 727990 N 4213032
Decimal Degrees38.03633333, -120.40215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.18', W 120° 24.129'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 10.80" N, 120° 24' 7.74" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11155 Jackson St, Columbia CA 95310, US
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