Near Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —
Erected by Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural Resources • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 37° 56.405′ N, 120° 26.044′ W. Marker is near Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Sonora Pass Highway (State Highway 49/108) and Bell Mooney Rd, on the right when traveling east on Sonora Pass Highway. The marker is 4.5 miles from downtown Sonora (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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. James Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail (approx. one mile away); The Emporium – 1897 (approx. 1.1 miles away); National Hotel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ramirez – Preston Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamestown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rocca Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamestown United Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
More about this marker. A good turnout does not exist. The highway is very busy so take care when parking.
Regarding Woods Crossing. The white quartz vein know as the Mother Lode is six feet thick and can be seen in the highway cut approximately 300 feet east.
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 1,545 times since then and 91 times this year. Last updated on February 27, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.