Tahoe City in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
William B. Layton Park
North Lake Tahoe will miss the unselfish way the Bill worked for the community. Past General Manager of the Tahoe City Public Utility District, he was active in the Historical Society – Gatekeeper’s Cabin restoration drive, Rotary Club, Boy Scouts, Chamber of Commerce, Easter Seals and scholarship drives and more. We will miss Bill’s friendly smile, genuine charm and his photographic flair.
Killed in a plane crash at Lake Tahoe May 22, 1982
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 22, 1862.
Location. 39° 9.984′ N, 120° 8.624′ W. Marker is in Tahoe City, California, in Placer County. Marker is on West Lake Boulevard (State Highway Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City CA 96145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sacred Lake (a few steps from this marker); A Safe Harbor (a few steps from this marker); The Plentiful Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tradition of Basketmaking (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gatekeeper’s Cabin and Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Tahoe (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake Tahoe Outlet Works and Gatekeepers Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Duane Leroy Bliss (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tahoe City.
Regarding William B. Layton Park. The William B. Layton Park is the site of the Gateskeeper's Cabin & Steinbach Indian Basket Museum and next to the Lake Tahoe Outlet Gates (California Registered Historical Landmark No. 797).
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,052 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on December 12, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 17, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.