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

Confidence Hall

 
 
Confidence Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
1. Confidence Hall Marker
Inscription. This building was erected in the Fall of 1860 for Confidence Engine Company No.1, organized in June 1857. City government located here since 1902.
 
Erected 1954 by Marguerite Parlor No. 12, Native Daughters of the Golden West and Placerville Parlor No. 9, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 43.78′ N, 120° 47.989′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street west of Bedford Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the front of the building, on the left, near the sidewalk level. Marker is at or near this postal address: 487 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confidence Engine Company (here, next to this marker); Emigrant Jane (a few steps from this marker); Douglass – Hines Building Bricks (a few steps from this marker); In Respectful Memory of Joseph M. Staples (a few steps from this marker); Morning Star #20 I.O.O.F Lodge Building
Confidence Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
2. Confidence Hall Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); County of El Dorado Courthouse Restoration (within shouting distance of this marker); James D. Rinehart (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Maul (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Placerville.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Confidence image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
3. Confidence
Above the center window, which at one time was the door to the bay that housed the fire engine.
City of Placerville Historic Site #1 Marker image. Click for full size.
Innkeeper of the Albert Shafsky House B&B
4. City of Placerville Historic Site #1 Marker
Confidence Engine Company fire house building. As a town that has suffered its share of disastrous fires, its volunteer fire companies were valued and their members honored. Since Placerville burned several times, it needed confidence!
Confidence Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
5. Confidence Hall and Marker
The marker is visible near the sidewalk level to the left of the large center window.
 
 
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