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

V. S. Garbarini, Sr.

Mechanical Engineer

— 1859 – 1931 —

 
 
V. S. Garbarini, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
1. V. S. Garbarini, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Prominent in the mining world through his work at the Zeile, Kennedy, Argonaut & other Mother Lode mines, 1881 – 1929. His public spirit and mechanical skills led to many improvements in Jackson’s streets and bridges.

First Mayor of Jackson, 1905 – 1916.
Amador County Supervisor, 1920 – 1931

City of Jackson
Amador County Board of Supervisors
In Amador County’s
125th Anniversary Year, 1979

 
Erected 1979 by Amador County Supervisors.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 38° 20.863′ N, 120° 46.394′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Main Street when traveling south. Marker is located near the intersection of Main and Water Streets - on the south side of the footbridge crossing the creek to the underground parking area and the City Auditorium building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson CA 95642, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Spring (a few steps from this marker); The Louisiana House (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall & Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 1852 Louisiana House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocca's Hall, Theatre, Arena (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Fire Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Sharp's Drug, Ginocchio's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  Newly Weds Given Delightful Surprise. An Amador Ledger, November 18, 1910 article describing an event at the home of Virgilio Garbarini and his new bride. (Submitted on February 25, 2010.) 
 
V. S. Garbarini, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
2. V. S. Garbarini, Sr. Marker
The National Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2009
3. The National Hotel
In this photo of the historic National Hotel the footbridge that leads to this marker can be seen at the far right of the photo. The footbridge is also the site of the Nearby “The Old Spring” marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,014 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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