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Kirkwood in Alpine County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kirkwood's

 
 
Kirkwood's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
1. Kirkwood's Marker
Inscription. This building has been the pioneer home of the Kirkwood and Taylor families since it was built by Zachary Kirkwood in 1864. This building was one of the first resorts operated in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
 
Erected 1966 by E Clampus Vitus, James W. Marshall, No. 49 (September 10, 1966).
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 42.161′ N, 120° 4.345′ W. Marker is in Kirkwood, California, in Alpine County. Marker can be reached from Carson Pass Scenic Byway (State Highway 88). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kirkwood CA 95646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caples Lake (approx. 0.9 miles away); Summer Retreat (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Emigrant Road (approx. 1.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Naming of Carson Pass (approx. 4.6 miles away); Snowshoe Thom(p)son (approx. 4.6 miles away); Kit Carson (approx. 4.6 miles away); Memorial to Pioneer Odd Fellows (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Summit (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kirkwood.
 
More about this marker. Kirkwood sits on the
Kirkwood's image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
2. Kirkwood's
bounderies of Alpine, Amador and El Dorado Counties
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Kirkwood's image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
3. Kirkwood's
Kirkwood Inn & Round Top Post Office image. Click for more information.
San Francisco Chronicle Library, circa June 1940
4. Kirkwood Inn & Round Top Post Office
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
HABS CAL,3-ROUNT,1-
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,378 times since then and 71 times this year. Last updated on December 21, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on May 19, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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