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

The Old Spring

 
 
The Old Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Havens, June 2, 2009
1. The Old Spring Marker
Inscription. This monument marks the site of a spring that refreshed the early travelers into this region. So many bottles were found around this spring that some Chilean miners called the site "Bottileas" or place of the bottles, the first name by which the area of Jackson was known.
Dedicated by
James W. Marshall Chapter No.49
E Clampus Vitus
May 16, 1964

 
Erected 1964 by James W Marshall Chapet 49 E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 20.87′ N, 120° 46.405′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Water Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located down the alley next to the National Hotel just before the bridge that crosses the creek. The National Hotel is located at the intersection of Water Street and Main Mountain Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Water Street, Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. V. S. Garbarini, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); The Louisiana House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 1852 Louisiana House
The Old Spring Marker - Wide Shot image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2008
2. The Old Spring Marker - Wide Shot
The Old Spring Marker is mounted on a wishing well that was erected by the Jackson Rotary Club, per the dedicatory plaque mounted on the well.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rocca's Hall, Theatre, Arena (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall & Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Sharp's Drug, Ginocchio's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Hotel & Odd Fellows Hall Lodge #36 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
"Bottileas" Spring, located just steps away from the wishing well image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2008
3. "Bottileas" Spring, located just steps away from the wishing well
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Matt Havens of Pine Grove, California. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Matt Havens of Pine Grove, California.   2, 3. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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