El Dorado in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
El Dorado (Mud Springs)
Erected 1960 by The California State Park Commission in cooperation with the James W. Marshall Chapter No.49, E. Clampus Vitus, Golden Chain Council of the Mother Lode, and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Association. April 2, 1960. (Marker Number 700.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Natural Resources • Notable Events • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the E Clampus Vitus, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail 🐎 series lists.
Location. 38° 40.949′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Dorado CA 95623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Dorado (a few steps from this marker); Hiram No.43 Masonic Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Springs (approx. 1.9 miles away); Diamond Springs I.O.O.F. No. 09 Lodge Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall (approx. 2 miles away); Cemetery of Lost Souls (approx. 3 miles away); El Dorado County Veterans Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
Regarding El Dorado (Mud Springs). This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No.700)
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Follow the first Eastbound journey of the Pony Express through California to Genoa, Nevada....To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Virtual Museum of San Francisco - Founding of the Pony Express. (Submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Gold Rush Chronicles - The Pony Express(Submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
3. Malakoff - El Dorado. (Submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,941 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 4. submitted on September 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 5. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 6. submitted on October 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 7, 8. submitted on February 27, 2019, by Stephen McLendon of Placerville, Calif.