Riot on the Cosumnes

Riot on the Cosumnes (HMPDM)

Location: Elk Grove, CA 95624 Sacramento County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 25.866', W 121° 18.07'

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Approximately four miles further up the Cosumnes River, on July 12, 1851, Jared Sheldon, a former employee of John Sutter and holder of the original Mexican land grant, Rancho Omochumnes, was confronted by a large party of miners whose claims were threatened by a dam being built by Sheldon.
The fatalities then and on the following day ended the
Riot on the Cosumnes.

Jared Sheldon of Underhill, Vt. · James M. Johnson of Lancaster, Ia. · Edward Cody of Fox River, Il.
Calvin Dickerson of Bernan Co., Mi. · Emanuel Bush of Desmoine, Co., Ia. · One unnamed miner
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2001
Placed ByNew Helvetia Chapter No.5, E. Clampus Vitus in cooperation with Douglas & Barbara Silva, Proprietors of Silva's Sheldon Inn
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 648280 N 4255014
Decimal Degrees38.43110000, -121.30116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.866', W 121° 18.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 51.96" N, 121° 18' 4.20" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9000 Grant Line Rd, Elk Grove CA 95624, US
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