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

Kane House

 
 
Kane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
1. Kane House Marker
Inscription.  Tom Kane was born in Coloma of Irish parents. He built this house for his bride, Julia, in 1886. He died 5 years later, and Julia lived here for many years afterward. In 1934 Ralph Hikens owned the house and operated a store and post office in one room.
 
Erected by Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 47.966′ N, 120° 53.39′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Highway 49 (Main Street), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park at the American River Nature Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 348 Highway 49, Coloma CA 95613, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odd Fellows Hall (a few steps from this marker); Coloma’s Largest Brick Store (a few steps from this marker); Robert Bell's Store
Kane House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
2. Kane House
Home of the American River Nature Center
(within shouting distance of this marker); Coloma (within shouting distance of this marker); County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Sierra Nevada House (within shouting distance of this marker); Papini House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dukehart’s Barbershop and Bathhouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
Regarding Kane House. The American River Nature Center is now located in the Kane House building
 
Also see . . .  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 El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Kane House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
3. Kane House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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Jul. 11, 2020