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Rancho Murieta in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sheldon Grist Mill

 
 
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By Karen Key, August 6, 2007
1. Sheldon Grist Mill Marker
Inscription. Site of Grist Mill built by Jared Dixon (Joaquin) Sheldon 1846-47 on Omochumnes Rancho, granted to him by Mexican Government 1843. Sheldon born Vermont January 8, 1813, came to California 1832. Sheldon shot July 11, 1851, by miners in quarrel over dam he built which flooded minersí claims.

Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Liberty Parlor No. 213 Native Daughters and Elk Grove Parlor No. 41 Native Sons of the Golden West. Dedicated May 8, 1949.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 439

Plaque replaced by Liberty Parlor No. 213, Native Daughters of the Golden West, September 26, 1997.
 
Erected 1949. (Marker Number 439.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 29.782′ N, 121° 11.838′ W. Marker is in Rancho Murieta, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Meiss Road near Highway 16. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12700 Meiss Rd Sacramento, Sloughhouse CA 95683, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sloughhouse (within shouting distance
Sheldon Grist Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 6, 2007
2. Sheldon Grist Mill Marker
of this marker); John P. Rhoads (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jared D. Sheldon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sloughhouse Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vernal Pool Grassland (approx. 4.3 miles away); Welcome to Mather Lake (approx. 5.3 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mather Air Force Base Navigators Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Sloughhouse wasnít always quiet. (Submitted on August 10, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,183 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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