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

Weller House

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
1. The Weller House Marker
Inscription.  Probably the first structure on this site was Littner’s Exchange, which was later purchased and remodeled by the Bramer brothers. They operated the Orleans Hotel, Restaurant and Oyster Saloon until 1856 when Elias Weller bought the property and converted it to his residence. Portions of the old Orleans Hotel may still be left at the Weller house.
 
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° 48.023′ N, 120° 53.469′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is 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 marker. Metropolitan Saloon and Bowling Alley (a few steps from this marker); Site of Coloma’s Law Offices (a
The Weller House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
2. The Weller House and Marker
few steps from this marker); Coloma Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Weller’s Store (a few steps from this marker); Coloma Greys (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Wintermantel’s Miner’s Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Beer Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters’ Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
The Weller House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 17, 2009
3. The Weller House
Weller House image. Click for full size.
California State Library, J.W. Bird - Photographer, circa 1887
4. Weller House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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