Oak of the Golden Dream

Oak of the Golden Dream (HMYV7)

Location: Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Los Angeles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 25.834', W 118° 35.376'

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In Placeritas Canyon, March 1842, Francisco Lopez Y Arballo, while gathering wild onions from around an old oak, discovered gold particles clinging to the roots of the bulbs. It is estimated that $80,000 in gold was discovered as a result of this discovery.
HM NumberHMYV7
Marker Number136
Placed ByDepartment of Public Works - Division of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 353941 N 3811043
Decimal Degrees34.43056667, -118.58960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 25.834', W 118° 35.376'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 25' 50.04" N, 118° 35' 22.56" W
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Area Code(s)661, 805, 323, 760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27619-27625 The Old Rd, Santa Clarita CA 91355, US
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