Travelers' Rest (Bernhard Complex)

Travelers' Rest (Bernhard Complex) (HM46W)

Location: Auburn, CA 95603 Placer County
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N 38° 53.47', W 121° 4.529'

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Travelers' Rest Stage Roadhouse constructed 1851. Benjamin Bernhard, native of Hesse-Cassel, Germany, arrived Auburn 1852, purchased surrounding 30 acres 1868. Developed high level vineyard and orchard cultivation and pioneered experimental silkworm production. Some 17,000 vines produced wine and brandy of quality. Stone wine cellar constructed 1874, blacksmith shop 1881. Bernhard died 1902, winery closed 1905. Premises restored by local citizens under direction of Placer Historical Museum Foundation.

Dedicated April 10, 1982 under auspices Auburn No. 59 Native Sons and Auburn No. 233 Native Daughters of the Golden West
Larry E. Mowinckel, Grand President N.S.G.W.
HM NumberHM46W
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1982
Placed ByNative Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 666908 N 4306459
Decimal Degrees38.89116667, -121.07548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.47', W 121° 4.529'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 28.20" N, 121° 4' 31.74" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 Fairgate Rd, Auburn CA 95603, US
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