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Avery in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Avery Hotel

Formerly Half-Way House

 
 
Avery Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
1. Avery Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Hotel and stagecoach relay station, halfway between Murphys and Big Trees. Settled in the 1850’s by Joseph and Sarah Goodell. Purchased by Peter Avery, then operated by three generations of Averys - Peter and Nancy, George and Henrietta and Morton and Louise. Overnight stops for logging, freight teams and stockmen with herds to and from summer ranges. Later a resort for guests, hunting and fishing parties.
 
Erected 1977 by Ruby Parlor No. 46 Native Daughters of the Golden West (May 26, 1977).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 12.274′ N, 120° 22.039′ W. Marker is in Avery, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is at the intersection of Moran Road and Avery Hotel Road, on the left when traveling east on Moran Road. Marker can be found by going south from State Highway 4 on Avery Hotel
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Road for approximately one city block. This road ends at Moran Road and the hotel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avery CA 95224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Avery Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Avery One-Room School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Doc S.C. Linebaugh Park (approx. 4.4 miles away); White Pines History (approx. 4.6 miles away); Sheep Ranch (approx. 5.3 miles away); Sheep Ranch Mine (approx. 5˝ miles away); California Big Trees State Park (approx. 6 miles away); Discovery and Exploitation (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avery.
 
Regarding Avery Hotel. Currently the hotel is closed and up for sale.
 
Avery Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
2. Avery Hotel Marker
Avery Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
3. Avery Hotel
Avery Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
4. Avery Hotel
Postcard of Avery Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown
5. Postcard of Avery Hotel
Avery Hotel, Calaveras Co.
Ebbetts Pass Hwy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,167 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   5. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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