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[Marker located on right planter stand on walkway of entrance to Monument:]El Dorado CountyVeterans Monument Dedicated on Veterans DayNovember 11, 2006ByThe Friends of the MonumentAndThe Grateful CitizensOf El Dorado County To Honor Those Wh…
Mining ditches were dug by ditch companies to carry vast amounts of water needed for placer mining. Thousands of miles of ditches and flumes were built in the gold country; some brought immense profits to their owners. As mining declined in the 18…
First Alcade of ColomaDelegate from this area to FirstState Constitutional Convention Conventionat Monterey. September 1849
The home of the pioneer Monroe family stood here for more than a century. The family matriarch, Nancy Gooch, came across the plains from Missouri as a slave in 1849. She gained her freedom in 1850 when California joined the Union as a "free" state…
The Druids of CaliforniaErectedThis MemorialtoFrederick SiegWho Institutedthe Orderin this StateA. D. 1859Presented to the City of PlacervilleSept. 5, 1926
[Marker facing Bee Street]PLACERVILLEKnown as HangtownIn the days of "49"toSutter's FortSacramento50 Miles[Marker facing Coloma Street-State Hwy 49]PLACERVILLE———to———Coloma 8mi.Where gold wasfirst discovered by…
Re-Dedicated July 1, 1986To The Memory ofJOSEPH M. STAPLESEl Dorado County Deputy SheriffWho Was Killed In The LineOf Duty July 1, 1864
These headstones, removed from their gravesites as a result of vandalism, were found throughout the county on roadsides and in backyards. The headstones have been given a temporary resting site, here, until their rightful places can be located.
Drove a band of horses across the plains and from the proceeds of their sale she erected this building in 1861.
This building erected in 1852withstood the fire of 1856.Dedicated to the memory ofof thePIONEERS