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

Capt. William E. Shannon

 
 
Capt. William E. Shannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
1. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
Inscription.
First Alcade of Coloma
Delegate from this area to First
State Constitutional Convention Convention
at Monterey. September 1849

 
Erected 1950 by Placerville Parlor, No.9, N.S.G.W., June 11, 1950.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 48.266′ N, 120° 53.687′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Highway 49. Click for map. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park at the northwest corner of the North Beach Parking Area. 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. Monroe Family Homestead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tailrace (about 600 feet away); “Gold Boys Gold” (about 700 feet away); Sutter’s Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partners In History (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Wilson Marshall
Capt. William E. Shannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
2. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Marshall (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Coloma.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of El Dorado County. Captain Shannon, the proprietor of “The New York Store” was appointed Alcalde of the township. (Submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. California’s Constitutional Convention of 1848 – Monterey. (Submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Capt. William E. Shannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
3. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,520 times since then and 75 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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