St. Joseph's Catholic Church Bell

St. Joseph's Catholic Church Bell (HMTKG)

Location: Foresthill, CA 95631 Placer County
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N 39° 1.296', W 120° 48.634'

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Cast in Sheffield by Naylor Vickers and Co. -1859 - E. Riepe's Patent no 1027, arrived in Boston 1862 then shipped around the Horn to San Francisco via boat to Sacramento and by six horse team to Forest Hill. Miners raised $3,500 to pay for it and christened it "Bell of St. Joseph." Church burned 1952. Monument erected 1958.
Year Placed1958
Placed ByPlacer County Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 689538 N 4321454
Decimal Degrees39.02160000, -120.81056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.296', W 120° 48.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 17.76" N, 120° 48' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24800 Foresthill Rd, Foresthill CA 95631, US
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