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Near Angels Camp in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
James H. Carson
 
James H. Carson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein
1. James H. Carson Marker
 
Inscription.
James H. Carson (1821 - 1853)
- - Soldier, gold prospector and miner, writer, sportsman. Discovered gold at Carsonís Creek. He inspired a mutual confidence between man and man.

Dedicated by
Matuca Chapter, E.C.V.
This 27th Day of April 1974

 
Erected 1974 by Matuca Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 1.659′ N, 120° 30.4′ W. Marker is near Angels Camp, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on State Highway 49 3.7 miles south of State Highway 4, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is 3.7 miles south of Angels Camp at entrance to Carson Hill Mine. Marker is in this post office area: Angels Camp CA 95222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Archie Stevenot (here, next to this marker); Carson Hill (here, next to this marker); Robinson's Ferry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Archie D. Stevenot (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Story Under the Lake (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Mark Twain Cabin (approx. 2.5 miles away); Parrottís Ferry (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Angels Camp.
 
James H. Carson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Wisehart
2. James H. Carson Marker
This marker and the Carson Hill marker above it are mounted on the masonry monument on the left. The Archie Stevenot marker, mounted on ore cart, is on the right.
 
 
James H. Carson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Wisehart
3. James H. Carson Marker
Highway 49. View is easterly. Angels Camp is to the left (north).
 
Categories. Natural ResourcesNotable Persons
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,224 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 30, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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