Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Old Vetís Building
The Native Sons of the Golden West dedicate this building, which houses The Chamber of Commerce to the memory of the Pioneer Businessmen of Placerville in the 1850ís. Some of the most notable are John M. Studebaker; Phillip P. Armour; and Abraham and Rudolph Seligman.
Erected 2004 by The Native Sons of the Golden West, Richard S. Kimball, Grand President, March 13, 2004.
Topics and series. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Women. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 38° 43.765′ N, 120° 47.895′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted on the front of the building to the left of the door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 542 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. Fountain and Tallman Soda Works (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mohler Studebaker (within shouting distance of this marker); Placerville (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Maul (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); County of El Dorado Courthouse Restoration (about 300 feet away); Emigrant Jane (about 400 feet away); Confidence Engine CompanyConfidence Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Also see . . . StrangeUSA:. Like most old California Gold Rush buildings, this building has a resident ghost. (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,636 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.