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Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kane House

 
 
Kane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
1. Kane House Marker
Inscription. Tom Kane was born in Coloma of Irish parents. He built this house for his bride, Julia, in 1886. He died 5 years later, and Julia lived here for many years afterward. In 1934 Ralph Hikens owned the house and operated a store and post office in one room.
 
Erected by Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
 
Location. 38° 47.966′ N, 120° 53.39′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Highway 49 (Main Street), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park at the American River Nature Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 348 Highway 49, Coloma CA 95613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odd Fellows Hall (a few steps from this marker); Colomaís Largest Brick Store (a few steps from this marker); Robert Bell's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Coloma (within shouting distance of this marker); County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Sierra Nevada House
Kane House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
2. Kane House
Home of the American River Nature Center
(within shouting distance of this marker); Papini House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dukehartís Barbershop and Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Coloma.
 
Regarding Kane House. The American River Nature Center is now located in the Kane House building
 
Also see . . .
1. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Site Map. Mapping locations of historic sites and buildings in Coloma. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Web Site Home Page of the American River Nature Conservancy. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Kane House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
3. Kane House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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