Near Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
truth, liberty and toleration
July 3, 2001
Grand Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West
William E. Hargis, Grand President
Erected 2001 by Grand Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1833.
Location. 38° 59.479′ N, 120° 55.528′ W. Marker is near Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Foresthill Divide Road near between Foresthill and Auburn, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Four Fingers (approx. ¼ mile away); First Mining Ditch (approx. 4.3 miles away); Yankee Jim's (approx. 4.3 miles away); Olivers (approx. 5.3 miles away); Forest Hill (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
Also see . . . Along Stagecoach Line, Hero Is A Horse. Cindy Carpien’s story on Old Joe, broadcast July 23, 2011, on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday. (Submitted on July 23, 2011.)
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