Big Oak Flat in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Big Oak Flat
—Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —
Erected 1949 by the California Centennials Commission. The arch was provided by Boys Service Club, Sonora Union High School (April 3, 1949). (Marker Number 406.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 49.405′ N, 120° 15.48′ W. Marker is in Big Oak Flat, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 120 and School Street, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 120. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Oak Flat CA 95305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph E. Lemos (a few steps from this marker); Groveland (approx. 1.9 miles away); Iron Door Saloon Groveland Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); Arrastra (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ferretti Shrine (approx. 3.4 miles away); Second Garrote (approx. 3˝ miles away); Stevens Bar Bridge (approx. 5 miles away).
Regarding Big Oak Flat. Stone buildings mentioned on marker is no longer there.
Pieces of the oak tree mentioned on marker are located in the barred area under the marker.
Also see . . . Ghost Towns.Com. Big Oak Flat. (Submitted on September 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Natural Resources • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,430 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.