Volcano in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1948 by Amador County Historical Society.
Location. 38° 26.556′ N, 120° 37.882′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Consolation Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Volcano CA 95689, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldier Gulch (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Volcano (here, next to this marker); Astronomical (a few steps from this marker); Carlo Andrea Dondero (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Moose Milk (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Bavarian Brewery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Volcano.
Also see . . .
1. Ghost Towns - Volcano.
2. Harry Bluett Liversedge, Brigadier General, United States Marine Corps. Born in Volcano, California, on September 21, 1894...
1. "Old Abe"
Old Abe is a rather rare Model 1835 6-pounder Bronze Field gun. Produced in 1837 by Cyrus Alger & Co., Boston, Mass. The gun weighed 737 pounds. It's registry number is "4". Of the 56 Model 1835 produced from 1836 to 1838, there are 17 cataloged survivors. The Model 1835 was further refined into the more widely produced Model 1841, which was used widely at the beginning
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