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French Camp
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 37° 53.166 W 121° 16.198
10S E 652132 N 4194589
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #668
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2008 1:35:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM4R3T
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 20

Long Description:
Here was the terminus of the Oregon-California Trail used from about 1832 to 1845 by the French-Canadian trappers employed by the Hudson's Bay Company. Every year Michel La Framboise, among others, met fur hunters camped with their families here. In 1844 Charles M. Weber and William Gulnac promoted the first white settlers' colony on Rancho del Campo de los Franceses, which included French Camp and the site of Stockton.
Marker Number: 668.00

Marker Name: FRENCH CAMP

County: Sacramento

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 06/06/1959

On Elm St at French Camp School, French Camp

Website: Not listed

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