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

Martell Stage Station

 
 
The base of the missing Martell Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2011
1. The base of the missing Martell Stage Station Marker
Inscription. Started about 100 years ago as Ryanís Station. In 1888 became known as Martellís Station. This was the main terminal for stagecoaches from Amador County gold mines. Large shipments of gold bullion were made from Martellís Station to San Francisco, and supplies for the mines were transported back through Martellís Station.

James W. Marshall
Chapter No. 49
E Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 1966 by E Clampus Vitus, James W, Marshall 49.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 22.02′ N, 120° 47.757′ W. Marker was in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker was at the intersection of Golden Chain Highway (California Route 49) and Martell Road, on the left when traveling north on Golden Chain Highway. Click for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 10901 California Highway 49, Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Anthony Caminetti (approx. half a mile away); Jackson (approx. half a mile away); Argonaut Mine (approx. half a mile away); The Kennedy Mine / The Argonaut Mine (approx. half a mile away);
Martell Stage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2011
2. Martell Stage Station Marker
University of California Foothill Field Station (approx. half a mile away); Argonaut and Kennedy Mines (approx. half a mile away); Amador County Veterans' Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Amador Ledger (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. This marker and its monument were the victims of a traffic accident and were removed.
 
Also see . . .  Martell - Amador Gold.net. This webpage displays a photo of the original Martell Stage Station marker. (Submitted on November 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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