Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail
Jamestown (Also Called Jimtown)
Erected 1948 by California Centinal Commission. (Marker Number 431.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 37° 57.106′ N, 120° 25.427′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Donovan Street on Main Street. Marker is on Northeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this The Emporium – 1897 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Hotel (about 400 feet away); St. James Church (about 400 feet away); Ramirez – Preston Building (about 500 feet away); Jamestown (about 600 feet away); Rocca Park (about 600 feet away); Jamestown United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Jamestown Branch Jail (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Regarding Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail. The Butterfield Building mentioned in marker text was located at 18138 Main Street. It served as a general store until 1919; in 1939 it was the Mines Supply Company and then burned down in 1965.
Additional keywords. “Jimtown”, Railtown-1896 State Historic Park
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 3,173 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 26, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 2. submitted on September 4, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. 3. submitted on July 27, 2010. 4. submitted on September 4, 2007, by Mathew H. Kohnen of San Jose, California. 5. submitted on July 27, 2010. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.