"Hoboken and This is No Jokin"

"Hoboken and This is No Jokin" (HMZLU)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95819 Sacramento County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 34.063', W 121° 25.669'

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Hoboken, a tent town in this area, began in early January, 1853 after floods had halted business in Sacramento City. River steamers landed here and hundreds of teams loaded supplies for the mining camps. An election held with 1000 electors produced 1757 ballots. The Magnolia Saloon was City Hall. By Mid-February 1853, Hoboken was abandoned as the water receded in Sacramento City.

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Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1968
Placed ByNew Helvetia Chapter No. 5, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 636966 N 4269979
Decimal Degrees38.56771667, -121.42781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.063', W 121° 25.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 3.78" N, 121° 25' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6038-6098 H St, Sacramento CA 95819, US
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