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Pine Grove in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pine Grove

 
 
Pine Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
1. Pine Grove Marker




Inscription. Late 1854, in a grove of tall pines Albert Leonard built his Pine Grove Home & Inn & was first postmaster. It was located at the junction of stage roads to Jackson and Clinton.

Pine Grove post office was established July 12, 1856. First school was opened about 1853.

Several nearby mines, located in East Gold Belt, were worked during Gold Rush, prospected ever since.

Amador County
Board of Supervisors
In Amador County’s
125th Anniversary Year,
1979

 
Erected 1979 by Amador County Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 38° 24.793′ N, 120° 39.51′ W. Marker is in Pine Grove, California, in Amador County. Marker is on State Highway 88 east of Irishtown Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19840 State Highway 88, Pine Grove CA 95665, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hun'ge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Chaw'se (approx. 1.2 miles away); Petroglyphs (Rock Carvings) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chaw Sé Roundhouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Volcano Masonic Cave
Pine Grove Monument - Wide Shot looking east on Hwy. 88 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
2. Pine Grove Monument - Wide Shot looking east on Hwy. 88
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Moose Milk (approx. 2.5 miles away); St. George Hotel (approx. 2.5 miles away); General Store (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pine Grove.
 
More about this marker. The monument/marker is directly next to the community park, and across the street from the town hall.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Amador County Chamber of Commerce web page of Pine Grove History. (Submitted on August 20, 2008.)
2. Pine Grove Information. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pine Grove Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
3. Pine Grove Town Hall
Erected in 1879, the town hall (across the street from the marker) was originally a Dance and Temperance hall.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,551 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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