Georgetown in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1967 by James W. Marshall Chapter 49, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 54.397′ N, 120° 50.336′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Lower Main Street (aka Wentworth Springs Road), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6281 Wentworth Springs Road, Georgetown CA 95634, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgetown Volunteer Firemen (here, next to this marker); Chief Jack Anderson (here, next to this marker); Georgetown (here, next to this marker); Miners Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown - Pride of the Sierra / Growlersburg / E Clampus Vitus (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown Blues Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
1. The Original Firehouse
Georgetown's modern fire department was organized in 1927, but the Fire Protection District wasn't formed until 1938 when this small building was built to house the district's sole fire engine. A new, bigger brick building with offices and extra bays was constructed thirty years later directly across the street and the old firehouse was converted for commercial use.
Source: Georgetown Walking Tour Brochure
— Submitted April 28, 2012.
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