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Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Odd Fellows Hall

 
 
Odd Fellows Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
1. Odd Fellows Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1854 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, this hall was also shared with religious organizations of the Coloma community. The I.O.O.F. was only one of the many fraternal lodges that were active during the 1850s in Coloma and in most mining towns. Today, Coloma Lodge No.27, is the second oldest Odd Fellows lodge operating in El Dorado County. Rebekah Lodge No.114 shares in the operation of the hall for community events and weekly meetings.
 
Erected by Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 47.972′ N, 120° 53.391′ W. Marker was in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker was on Highway 49 (Main Street), on the left when traveling north. Marker and site are located within
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the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Kane House (a few steps from this marker); Site of Virginia Saloon (a few steps from this marker); Robert Bell's Store (a few steps from this marker); Coloma (a few steps from this marker); El Dorado Bath House and Shaving Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Papini House (within shouting distance of this marker); County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Sierra Nevada House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
More about this marker. The marker has been removed and replaced by a different marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town Tour. An easy half mile walk along Main Street. This is the area occupied by the historic town of Coloma. There are signs at each site and structure giving a brief description and history. (Submitted on March 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 

2. Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Site Map. Mapping locations of historic sites and buildings in Coloma. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 
 
Additional keywords.
Odd Fellows Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
2. Odd Fellows Hall Marker
The building is in the background.
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Odd Fellows Hall Driveway Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
3. Odd Fellows Hall Driveway Entrance Sign
Odd Fellows Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
4. Odd Fellows Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,491 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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