Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Bayles Building (1853)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications.
Location. 38° 43.681′ N, 120° 48.182′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Sacramento Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John A. "Snowshoe" Thompson (a few steps from this marker); Placerville Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Snowshoe Thompson (within shouting distance of this marker); Hangmans Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Unfortunates Hanged The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building (about 300 feet away); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Also see . . . Snowshoe Thompson (Wikipedia).
"John Albert Thompson (born Jon Torsteinsson Rue; April 30, 1827 – May 15, 1876), nicknamed Snowshoe Thompson, an early resident of the Sierra Nevada of Nevada and California, was a Norwegian-American considered to be the father of California skiing."(Submitted on March 10, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.