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

Union Hotel

Formerly Union Billiard Saloon and Boarding House 1880

 
 
Union Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 31, 2009
1. Union Hotel Marker
Inscription.
A place for fun, frolic, dancing and good food for early gold miners and lumber mill workers. Room on the right served as the Justice Court, scene of the first hanging trial held by Judge Jonas, original owner

Renovated in 1987 by
Edward Mickiwicz, Educator

(Ghosts on the Premises?)

 
Location. 38° 26.58′ N, 120° 37.844′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Consolation Street west of 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. Astronomical Observatory (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Bavarian Brewery (within shouting distance of this marker); Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); John Doble's Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Carlo Andrea Dondero (about 300 feet away); General Store (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Volcano.
 
Also see . . .  Volcano History. A potted history
Volcano Union Inn image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 31, 2009
2. Volcano Union Inn
Although the marker indicates that there may be ghosts on the premises, none were observed on the day this photograph was taken.
of Volcano, including a very short section on the Union Inn. (Submitted on February 3, 2009.) 
 
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Jonas House image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 31, 2009
3. Jonas House
Judge Peter Jonas' House, constructed 1850s. Judge Jonas lived directly next door to the Union Hotel. Now a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 78 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 July 24, 2016.
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