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Sonora in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Original Site of the Sonora Daily

Vol. 1 to 20 Oct. 10, 1938 to July 1, 1958 No, 1 to 6104

 
 
Original Site of the Sonora Daily Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 4, 2012
1. Original Site of the Sonora Daily Marker
Inscription.  First issue published Oct.10, 1938 and last issue published June 30, 1958. Incorporated in The Union Democrat on July 1, 1958. First offset-lithographic newspaper adjudicated by the California Supreme Court, April 15, 1950. Admitted to the California Newspaper Publishers Association in May. 1958. Printed by mimeograph from October, 1938 to December, 1949. Total number of copies produced: 12,104,372.

O.K. Peckham, Editor, Publisher, Founder
Evelyn L. Peckham, Associate
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
 
Location. 37° 59.149′ N, 120° 23.031′ W. Marker is in Sonora, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on North Washington Street south of West Dodge Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 North Washington Street, Sonora CA 95370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sonora IOOF Lodge No. 10 (within shouting distance of this marker); -Yo- Semite House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Office of The Union Democrat
Original Site of the Sonora Daily Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 4, 2012
2. Original Site of the Sonora Daily Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tuolumne County Albert N. Francisco Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuolumne County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Rother's Corner (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Portal of the Past (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
 
Original Site of the Sonora Daily image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 4, 2012
3. Original Site of the Sonora Daily
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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