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

Carlo Andrea Dondero

1842 - 1939

 

— Discoverer and Founder of the California Carrara Marble Quarry —

 
Carlo Andrea Dondero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
1. Carlo Andrea Dondero Marker
Inscription.  Located 3.49 miles southwest of this location on Sutter Creek Volcano Road several hundred feet above the river. This quarry produced high quality marble used in the construction of Stanford University as well as many of San Francisco’s civic buildings including City Hall.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 26.53′ N, 120° 37.87′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the Soldiers Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Volcano CA 95689, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); Moose Milk (within shouting distance of this marker); Astronomical Observatory
Carlo Andrea Dondero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
2. Carlo Andrea Dondero Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); St. George Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Thomas Starr King Bell (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volcano.
 
Close Up of Photo Displayed on Marker image. Click for full size.
3. Close Up of Photo Displayed on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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Aug. 13, 2020