Yosemite Stage Route

Yosemite Stage Route (HMIJ3)

Location: Raymond, CA 93653 Madera County
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N 37° 19.267', W 119° 46.917'

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In 1886 the Yosemite Stage and Turnpike Co. owned by Henry Washburn started daily stage service from Raymond to Wawona and on to Yosemite Valley. The next day only the wealthy could afford the $45 round trip exiting the train at Wildcat Junction aka Raymond and boarding a stage that would change horses at Summit House, Grub Gulch, and the Gambetta Mine which is directly behind you. Mine tailings are visible on the mountain. Then on to the Ahwahnee Tavern, the midway point of the trip for a cool rest and great lunch. Then on to Miami Lodge for a fresh team of horses and ending at the Wawona Hotel after a 12 hour stage ride. Completion of the Yosemite Valley Railroad in 1906 and later Highway 140 put an end to the stage runs.

Dedicated April 25, 2009, Clampyear 6014
by E Clampus Vitus chapters Grub Gulch 41-49, James Savage 1852, and Dr. Samuel Greg George 1855.
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HM NumberHMIJ3
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Marker Number1
Year Placed2009
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 3:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 253491 N 4134125
Decimal Degrees37.32111667, -119.78195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.267', W 119° 46.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 16.02" N, 119° 46' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39135 Grub Gulch Rd, Raymond CA 93653, US
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