Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Druid Monument
in this State
A. D. 1859
Presented to the City of Placerville
Sept. 5, 1926
Erected 1926 by The Druids of California.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1862.
Location. 38° 43.719′ N, 120° 47.764′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Cedar Ravine Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Upper Central House (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Wonderly House / N.C. Fassett Groceries & Provisions / Burn & McBride / Lofty Lou’s Yarn Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mohler Studebaker (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodist Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); The Old Vet’s Building (about 700 feet away); Fountain and Tallman Soda Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Placerville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Maul (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
1. Actual Year of Institution
I am the current Noble Grand Arch of U.A.O.D. Our historian has researched the history and has confirmed the date of institution as May 7th 1860. The monument reads 1859, but no changes are planned to correct the inscription.
FYI, Respectfully Richard C. Martin NGA
— Submitted February 26, 2009, by Richard C. Martin of Sonoma, Ca..
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 3,859 times since then and 78 times this year. Last updated on February 25, 2009, by Richard C. Martin of Sonoma, Ca.. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Stephanie Carlson of Placerville, United States. 4, 5. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.