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Sutter Mill Cemetery – 1848

 
 
Sutter Mill Cemetery – 1848 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
1. Sutter Mill Cemetery – 1848 Marker
Inscription.  

Originated at time of gold discovery also known as “Coloma Protestant” or “Vineyard House” Cemetery. Still used by local pioneer families.
 
Erected 1981 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Larry E. Mowinckel, Grand President. Plaque Honoring Placerville N.S.G.W. Centennial, September 19, 1981.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 47.786′ N, 120° 53.364′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Cold Springs Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located within the bounderies of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coloma CA 95613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Coloma’s Pioneer Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Emmanuel Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Papini House (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Syd Whittle, October 7, 2008
2. Sutter Mill Cemetery – 1848 Marker
Dukehart’s Barbershop and Bathhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); American House Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint John’s Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cabin of James Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Syd Whittle, October 7, 2008
3. Coloma's Cemeteries
Sign posted at all Coloma Cemeteries
Here rest men and women who saw the beauty and value of this land and chose to remain and built our community. We welcome your visit and request that you show respect by being quiet and orderly. Preserve these graves and markers. Take photographs only. Do not make rubbing transfers of tombstones. Desecration of a cemetery is a felony.
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By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
4. Sutter Mill (Pioneer) Cemetery
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By Syd Whittle, October 7, 2008
5. Sutter Mill (Pioneer) Cemetery
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,918 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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