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

Weller House

 
 
The Weller House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
1. The Weller House Marker
Inscription. Probably the first structure on this site was Littnerís Exchange, which was later purchased and remodeled by the Bramer brothers. They operated the Orleans Hotel, Restaurant and Oyster Saloon until 1856 when Elias Weller bought the property and converted it to his residence. Portions of the old Orleans Hotel may still be left at the Weller house.
 
Erected by Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
 
Location. 38° 48.023′ N, 120° 53.469′ 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. Marker is in this post office area: Coloma CA 95613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Metropolitan Saloon and Bowling Alley (a few steps from this marker); Colomaís Law Offices (a few steps from this marker); Coloma Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Wellerís Store (a few steps from this marker); Coloma Greys (within shouting distance of this marker); Wintermantelís Minerís Hotel
The Weller House and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
2. The Weller House and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Beer Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Wintersí Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Coloma.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stories in El Dorado History. The Weller House, named for the successful merchant Elias Weller, dates back to the early 1850's. Known alternately as the "Bramer House", "St. Louis Exchange", "Restaurant and Oyster Saloon", "Orleans Hotel", and finally today, "The Weller House". (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. The California State University-Sacramento Archiarchaeological field crew uncovered a mining tunnel. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
The Weller House Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
3. The Weller House
Weller House Photo, Click for full size
California State Library, J.W. Bird - Photographer, circa 1887
4. Weller House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 732 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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