Near Plymouth in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
— Stage and Freight Stopover —
Peak Outputs: Early 1860’s, 1895-1917, 1943-1947,
Township organized 1854.
A Methodist center for many years
U.S. Postoffice: 1862-1905
Erected 1986 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Forrest Parlor No. 86, Plymouth, California, Amador County Historical Society 1986.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
Location. 38° 27.921′ N, 120° 57.998′ W. Marker is near Plymouth, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Jackson Road (State Highway 16) 0.2 miles west of Forest Home Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth CA 95669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gold Mining and Michigan Bar (approx. 4.9 miles away); Drytown Benny Brown Arena (approx. 6.2 miles away); Salute to Early Amador Miners (approx. 6.2 miles away); a different marker also named Drytown (approx. 6.3 miles away); Early Day Butcher Shop (approx. 6.3 miles away); Memorial Entrance (approx. 6.4 miles away); Latrobe (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
Also see . . . Forest Home, Amador County Ghost Town. "In the flow, interplay, contacts, groupings, polarizations, and stratifications of all nationalities, economic levels, culture, learning, and degrees of competence, occasionally there is encountered a group crystallizing from a single geographical origin. We may well use Forest Home as an example of this, where if not a majority, at least a wide segment of the inhabitants hailed from the Wolverine State..." (Submitted on July 13, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,177 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.