Est. 1864The youngest town acquisition of El Dorado County owes its origin to the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad. They established a station for neighboring Amador County at this crossing of the roads. The town started on the completion of the railroad. It was platted by Chief Engineer F. Bishop. He named the town after B. Latrobe, the civil engineer in charge of building the first railroad in the United States.
|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||E Clampus Vitus, James W. Marshall Chapter No.49|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 5:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 675883 N 4269731|
|Decimal Degrees||38.55863333, -120.98140000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 33.518', W 120° 58.884'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 33' 31.08" N, 120° 58' 53.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||530, 916|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7672 S Shingle Rd, Shingle Springs CA 95682, US|
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