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

H. C. Farnham House 1855

 
 
H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
1. H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker
Inscription. Hiram C. Farnham built this home for his bride, Eunice Haynes. It overlooked the creek and steam powered sawmill that he built with James McLeod in 1853 to serve the new rich gold strike in Fiddletown. The boomtown was served by six stagecoaches a day.

Dedicated April 27, 1993

Native Daughters of the Golden West
Forrest Parlor #86

Amador County Historical Society

 
Erected 1993 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Forrest Parlor #85; Amador County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 30.312′ N, 120° 45.513′ W. Marker is in Fiddletown, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Jibboom Street near Ostrom Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fiddletown CA 95629, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chew Kee Store (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fiddletown-Oleta (about 500 feet away); Fiddletown (about 600 feet away); D'Agostini Winery
H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
2. H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker - wide view
The marker is mounted on a low rock to the immediate left of the gate on Jibboom Street.
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Shenandoah School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shenandoah Valley (approx. 3 miles away); City of Plymouth (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Arcade Bar (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fiddletown.
 
Also see . . .  Farnham's, Amador County. AmadorGold.net's short page on the Farnhams. (Submitted on April 1, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
H. C. Farnham House (1855) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
3. H. C. Farnham House (1855)
Note: this is a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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