California Historical Landmarks in Tuolumne County
California Historical Landmark 138
Mark Twain Cabin Historic Markers
State Route 49 Near Jackass Hill Road
Replica with original chimney and fireplace. Here on Jackass Hill, young Mark Twain, while guest of the Gillis Brothers in 1864-65, gathered material for "Jumping Frog of Calaveras", which first brought him fame, and for "Roughing It".
Historical Landmark No. 138
Department of Public Works - Division of Highways
Two California plaques on State Route 49 commemorate the Mark Twain cabin with identical wording. One plaque stands just west of the intersection of Highway 49 and Jackass Hill Road, and one the other stands just east.
The reconstructed cabin on Jackass Hill is marked with two more plaques.