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Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Foresthill General Store

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
1. Foresthill General Store Marker
Inscription. First structure in Foresthill. Built in 1857, it served the early miners and residents for over 110 years. It was a general store and early stop on the Auburn-Foresthill-Georgetown stage run.
 
Erected 1974 by Lord Sholto Douglas No. 3, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 1.237′ N, 120° 48.968′ W. Marker is in Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Foresthill Road and Soap Street, on the left when traveling east on Foresthill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24601 Foresthill Road, Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Compressed Air Engine (about 400 feet away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yankee Jim's (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Josephine Mine Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Michigan Bluff (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
 
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Foresthill General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Foresthill General Store Marker
Foresthill General Store image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
3. Foresthill General Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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