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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Pinecrest in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Strawberry

 
 
Strawberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2011
1. Strawberry Marker
Inscription. Strawberry Flat House, established about 1853 and named after the wild strawberry plants that grew at the Lair of the Golden Bear, the main stopping place on the Mono Road to accomodate [sic] the travelers over the new route. Across the mountains was the Strawberry House. established by G.F. Conlin in 1897.
 
Erected 1994 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.773′ N, 120° 0.883′ W. Marker is near Pinecrest, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Strawberry Drive and Old Strawberry Road on Old Strawberry Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pinecrest CA 95364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Earl Purdy (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Last Battle (approx. 11.2 miles away); Route of the Bartleson-Bidwell Party - 1841 (approx. 11.2 miles away); Chief William Fuller (approx. 13.1 miles away); Sonora Pass – Mono Road (approx. 13.7 miles away); Sourgrass Bridge (approx. 14 miles away); Confidence Mine (approx. 14.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Strawberry.
Strawberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 21, 2011
2. Strawberry Marker
The site was originally dedicate on July 23, 1977 and re-dedicated on September 10, 1994.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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