Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Monroe Family Homestead
Begun as a cabin, the home was enlarged as the family grew. Andrew and his son Pearley raised fruit and other crops. Their 80 acres of land included the site of Sutter’s sawmill and the gold discovery site.
Erected 1993 by James W. Marshall Chapter #49, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 48.202′ N, 120° 53.743′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Highway 49. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on the Monroe Ridge Trail and can be reached by a short walk from the North 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. Capt. William E. Shannon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tailrace (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Gold Boys Gold” (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Wilson Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partners In History (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutter’s Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers • Women •
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,264 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.