Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1954 by Marguerit Parlor No. 12, Native Daughters of the Golden West, May 13 - 1954.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 43.782′ N, 120° 47.981′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 489 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confidence Engine Company (a few steps from this marker); Confidence Hall (a few steps from this marker); Douglass – Hines Building Bricks (within shouting distance of this marker); County of El Dorado Courthouse Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); In Respectful Memory of Joseph M. Staples (within shouting distance of this marker); Morning Star #20 I.O.O.F Lodge Building (within shouting Thomas Maul (within shouting distance of this marker); Placerville (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Placerville.
Regarding Emigrant Jane. Emigrant Jane Johnson, was a hardy woman who drove a herd of horses west in 1859. It is said she earned the money to finance this building in this fashion. Jane, also known as Mary Jane Shroyers, was a successful business woman and renowned horsewoman. Source: Placerville Walking Tour Brochure
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