Sonora Fountain

Sonora Fountain (HMLEA)

Location: Sonora, CA 95370 Tuolumne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 58.922', W 120° 22.921'

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The Sonora Fountain was first erected in 1904 in the center of Washington Street, 75 feet northerly of its present location. Cast in an East Coast foundry, it was purchased by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and used for many years as a watering trough for horses.

In 1928, it was accompanied by a stone monument to the Mark Twain - Bret Harte Trail in the center of Washington Street at Stockton Road. For more than 30 years, the fountain and stone monument framed a line of diagonal parking in the center of the street. Removed in 1959, both have been restored to this location in 1998.
Year Placed1998
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 729927 N 4207055
Decimal Degrees37.98203333, -120.38201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 58.922', W 120° 22.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 58' 55.32" N, 120° 22' 55.26" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 243 S Washington St, Sonora CA 95370, US
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