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

"Stone House"

Circa 1865

 
 
"Stone House" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
1. "Stone House" Marker
Inscription.  
The last remaining building
of the Gold Rush era Chinese community
in Old Hangtown

Stone House is famous
for its historical significance
as an old Chinese brothel

Restored by
John R. Berry – Attorney at Law
Architectural and design by
Caywood, Nopp, Ward & Associates

 
Erected by The Family and Friends of John R. Berry 1945 – 1975.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 43.614′ N, 120° 48.077′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Pacific Street 0.1 miles east of California Highway 49, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 847 Pacific 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. The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hangmans Tree (about 600 feet away); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building
"Stone House" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
2. "Stone House" Marker
(about 600 feet away); Snowshoe Thompson (about 700 feet away); Placerville Pony Express (about 700 feet away); Randolph Jewelers (about 700 feet away); Three Unfortunates Hanged (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Old Town Center (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
 
Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
3. Stone House
Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
4. Stone House
Stone Wall to the West of the Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
5. Stone Wall to the West of the Building
Stone Wall and the Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 10, 2010
6. Stone Wall and the Stone House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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