Wassama Roundhouse

Wassama Roundhouse (HMVHN)

Location: Ahwahnee, CA 93601 Madera County
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N 37° 22.167', W 119° 43.527'

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Dating prior to the 1860s, the Wassama Roundhouse was reconstructed in 1985 on the location of the previous four houses. In 1903, the third roundhouse was built using portions of the center pole from the two earlier houses. The Roundhouse served as the focal point of spiritual and ceremonial life for many Native Californians. The Wassama Roundhouse continues to serve this purpose.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number1001
Year Placed1992
Placed ByCalifornia State Department of Parks and Recreation and Grub Gulch Chapter 41-49 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 258654 N 4139343
Decimal Degrees37.36945000, -119.72545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.167', W 119° 43.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 10.02" N, 119° 43' 31.62" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42617 Round House Rd, Ahwahnee CA 93601, US
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