Sheldon Grist Mill

Sheldon Grist Mill (HMO7)

Location: Sloughhouse, CA 95683 Sacramento County
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N 38° 29.782', W 121° 11.838'

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Site of Grist Mill built by Jared Dixon (Joaquin) Sheldon 1846-47 on Omochumnes Rancho, granted to him by Mexican Government 1843. Sheldon born Vermont January 8, 1813, came to California 1832. Sheldon shot July 11, 1851, by miners in quarrel over dam he built which flooded miners' claims.

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Liberty Parlor No. 213 Native Daughters and Elk Grove Parlor No. 41 Native Sons of the Golden West. Dedicated May 8, 1949.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 439

Plaque replaced by Liberty Parlor No. 213, Native Daughters of the Golden West, September 26, 1997.
HM NumberHMO7
Marker Number439
Year Placed1949
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 657205 N 4262429
Decimal Degrees38.49636667, -121.19730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 29.782', W 121° 11.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 29' 46.92" N, 121° 11' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12700 Meiss Rd, Sloughhouse CA 95683, US
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