Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Charles Marsh House
Marsh was influential in the routing of the Central Pacific Railroad and served on its original Board of Directors, as well as the board of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad. He was also instrumental in creating a library association in Nevada City.
Erected 1996 by Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart Chapter 10, E Clampus Vitus and Nev. County Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Nev 02-96.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1849.
Location. 39° 15.784′ N, 121° 0.952′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Nevada Street near Grove Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Nevada Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Original Ott Assay Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Stamp Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Yuba Canal Office (about 300 feet away); Pelton Water Wheel (about 300 feet away); Robinson Plaza (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
Also see . . . Historical Sketch of Nevada City and Township. This transcribed chapter from Bean’s History & Directory of Nevada County, California, 1867 details many of the contributions that Charles Marsh made to Nevada City History. (Submitted on February 14, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,000 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.