Sam Brannan Park

Sam Brannan Park (HMQUT)

Location: Yuba City, CA 95991 Sutter County
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N 39° 8.205', W 121° 37.83'

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[Upper Marker]:
Dedicated to Sam Brannan, founder of Yuba City, a California pioneer and original ?49er. Born Saco, Maine, March 2, 1819; died Escondido, California May 14, 1889. Led 238 Mormons in ship Brooklyn around Cape Horn to Yerba Buena Cove (now San Francisco) arriving July 31, 1846. Purchased 2500 acres on west bank of Feather River from Capt. John Sutter July 27, 1849; Surveyed and laid out townsite of Yuba City Sept. 16, 1849. Brannan was California's first millionaire, one of chief financiers of Central Pacific Railroad and founder of California's first successful commercial bank. Plaques presented by Sam Brannan Chapter, E Clampus Vitus, Riley W. Young, Nobel Grand Humbug. Dedicated by Clampatriot Richard M. Rhodes, Mayor of Yuba City

[Lower Marker]:
Rededicated May 3, 1988
William Bull Meek-William Morris Stewart
Chapter No.10, Nevada City
In conjunction with
Sam Brannan Chapter No. 1004, Napa
E Clampus Vitus
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1963
Placed BySam Brannan No.1004 and Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart No.10, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 618361 N 4332844
Decimal Degrees39.13675000, -121.63050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.205', W 121° 37.83'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 12.30" N, 121° 37' 49.80" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 857-859 Gray Ave, Yuba City CA 95991, US
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