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CA Historic Marker: Groveland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
N 37° 50.352 W 120° 13.797
10S E 743756 N 4191590
Quick Description: The Groveland Plaque on Highway 120 is at the remains of an adobe building built in the 1800s.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2006 9:01:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMMDA
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 22

Long Description:
NO. 446 GROVELAND - Formerly called 'First Garrote' because of the hanging of a Mexican for stealing a horse, Groveland was built in 1849 as shown by dated adobe brick taken from a partition, adobe buildings were still standing in 1949. Gold was discovered here in 1849, and thousands of dollars in placer gold were taken from mines on Garrote Creek, Big Creek, and other diggings.
Marker Number: 446.00

Marker Name: Groveland

County: Tuolumne

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 11/27/1949

Location: On NE corner of Main (State Hwy 120) and Back Sts, Groveland

Website: Not listed

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