Sonora in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of the First Oﬃce of The Union Democrat
Printer Charles Blackburne spent most years on staff in terms of service.
A most eminent columnist was Arthur C. Hender, whose items appeared each week for more than 25 years. An outstanding civil leader and a gifted writer. To Clamper Hender, an esteemed Officer of the Order, this marker is placed as a memorial this 15th day of May, 1965.
Erected 1965 by Matuca Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 59.132′ N, 120° 23.048′ W. Marker is in Sonora, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Yaney Avenue and North Green Street, on the right when traveling west on Yaney Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the front of the County of Tuolumne - Albert N. Francisco Building, near the entrance to the parking garage. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuolumne County Albert N. Francisco Building (a few steps from this marker); Tuolumne County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of the Sonora Daily (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonora IOOF Lodge No. 10 (within shouting distance of this marker); -Yo- Semite House (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Rother's Corner (about 600 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.
Regarding Site of the First Office of The Union Democrat. The Union Democrat was established in 1854. The newspaper’s history began with the California gold rush in the Central Sierra Foothills. Currently published Monday through Friday in Sonora, The Union Democrat reaches over 26,000 readers each day.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.