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

Capt. William E. Shannon

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
1. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
Inscription.  
First Alcade of Coloma
Delegate from this area to First
State Constitutional Convention Convention
at Monterey. September 1849

 
Erected 1950 by Placerville Parlor, No.9, N.S.G.W., June 11, 1950.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 48.266′ N, 120° 53.687′ 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 at the northwest corner of the North Beach Parking Area. 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. Monroe Family Homestead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tailrace (about 600 feet away); “Gold Boys Gold” (about
Capt. William E. Shannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
2. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
700 feet away); Sutter’s Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partners In History (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Wilson Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Marshall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
Also see . . .  California’s Constitutional Convention of 1848 – Monterey. (Submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Capt. William E. Shannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 29, 2009
3. Capt. William E. Shannon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,736 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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