Near Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
—Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —
Erected by Tuolumne County Chamber of Commerce.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 56.405′ N, 120° 26.044′ W. Marker is near Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Sonora Pass Highway (State Highway 49/108) and Bell Mooney Rd, on the right when traveling east on Sonora Pass Highway. Touch for map. The marker is 4.5 miles from downtown Sonora (intersection of North Washington St and Stockton Rd). Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. James Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail The Emporium – 1897 (approx. 1.1 miles away); National Hotel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ramirez – Preston Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamestown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rocca Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jamestown United Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
More about this marker. A good turnout does not exist. The highway is very busy so take care when parking.
Regarding Woods Crossing. The white quartz vein know as the Mother Lode is six feet thick and can be seen in the highway cut approximately 300 feet east.
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
Categories. • Natural Resources • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 1,382 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on February 27, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.