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Kit Carson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Plasse’s Trading Post

 
 
Plasse’s Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
1. Plasse’s Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Raymond Peter Plasse in 1853. It was a stopping place for emmigrants on the Carson Pass Trail on the route to California gold field.
Dedicated by the
James W. Marshall Chapter
Of E. Clampus Vitus
September 15, 1984

 
Erected 1984 by James W. Marshall Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1838.
 
Location. 38° 38.26′ N, 120° 7.58′ W. Marker is in Kit Carson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Plasse Road near Carson Pass Scenic Byway (California Route 88). Marker is mounted on the building under the "Plasse Resort" Marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30001 Plasse Road, Kit Carson CA 95644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plasse Resort (here, next to this marker); Mormon-Carson Pass Emigrant Trail (approx. 0.6 miles
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away); Old Emigrant Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Tragedy Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away); Maiden's Grave (approx. 2˝ miles away); Kirkwood's (approx. 5.4 miles away); Caples Lake (approx. 6 miles away); Carson Trail - Leek Springs (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kit Carson.
 
Regarding Plasse’s Trading Post. Also See Nearby Marker "Plasse Resort" for additional information and links.
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Plasse’s Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
2. Plasse’s Trading Post Marker
Upper Marker: Plasse Resort
Lower Marker: Plasse's Trading Post
Plasse’s Trading Post image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
3. Plasse’s Trading Post
Plasse’s Trading Post image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
4. Plasse’s Trading Post
Ramon (Raymond) and Louise Plasse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
5. Ramon (Raymond) and Louise Plasse
Photos on display in the restaurant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,675 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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