Coarsegold (HMMIG)

Location: Coarsegold, CA 93614 Madera County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 15.718', W 119° 42.003'

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— (Coarse Gold Gulch) —

Gold — heavy coarse gold — was discovered in this area and the texture led to naming the spot Coarse Gold Gulch. Nearby, the Texas Flat Mine which was filed on in 1853 became the oldest and most extensively worked ledge mine in the district.

Coarsegold's historic old well, originally built in 1852 once stood in the middle of the Road to Yosemite and was a welcome sight to the tired and thirsty traveler. It was moved sixty feet, in 1935, adjacent to the Coarsegold Gulch Hotel, where the landscaping and benches could be built around it. The reconstruction was a community effort.

This monument was created through community effort
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1993
Placed ByGrub Gulch Chaoter No. 41-49, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 260562 N 4127351
Decimal Degrees37.26196667, -119.70005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 15.718', W 119° 42.003'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 15' 43.08" N, 119° 42' 0.18" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35297 CA-41, Coarsegold CA 93614, US
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