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Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Placerville Hardware

 
 
Placerville Hardware Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 30, 2008
1. Placerville Hardware Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest continuously operating
hardware store west of the Mississippi River
One hundred forty years in business

 
Erected 1993 by The Marguerite Parlor #12, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 43.753′ N, 120° 48.053′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 441 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lower Fairchild Building (here, next to this marker); Davis and Roy News Depot / Shelley Inch Building / Placerville News Company (a few steps from this marker); History of Old Town Center (within shouting distance of this marker); James D. Rinehart (within shouting distance of this marker); Morning Star #20 I.O.O.F Lodge Building
Placerville Hardware image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 30, 2008
2. Placerville Hardware
Marker is to the left of the street lamp.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Randolph Jewelers (within shouting distance of this marker); In Respectful Memory of Joseph M. Staples (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglass – Hines Building Bricks (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
 
Placerville Hardware Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 30, 2008
3. Placerville Hardware Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,748 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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