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SECOND GARROTE

Historical Landmark

Description:
A sizable settlement was established at this rich placer location in 1849 by miners spreading east from Big Oak Flat and Groveland. The famous hangman's tree, part of which still stands (1950), is reported to have been instrumental in the death of a number of lawbreakers during the heyday of this locality.

Registration Date: 5/9/1950

Location:
City: Groveland
County: Tuolumne

Directions:
On State Hwy 120 (P.M. 34. 7), 2.4 mi SE of Groveland

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