CA Historic Marker: Jacksonville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 50sumtin
N 37° 50.672 W 120° 22.935
10S E 730335 N 4191795
Quick Description: JACKSONVILLE plaque at a vista point for Don Pedro Reservoir.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2006 9:09:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMMDC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 153

Long Description:
NO. 419 JACKSONVILLE - Near this site stood the historic town of Jacksonville, now inundated by the waters of Don Pedro Reservoir. The town was settled by Julian Smart, who planted the first garden and orchard in the spring of 1849, and named for Colonel A. M. Jackson. In 1850 it was the principal river town in the area and the center for thousands of miners working the rich bed of the Tuolumne River.
Marker Number: 419.00

Marker Name: Jacksonville

County: Tuolumne

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 11/19/1971

Location:
Location: Vista point at N approach to Don Pedro Bridge, State Hwy 120 (P.M. 19.4), 3.5 mi SE of Chinese Camp


Website: Not listed

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