Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Fiddletown in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

H. C. Farnham House 1855

 
 
H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
1. H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker
Inscription.  Hiram C. Farnham built this home for his bride, Eunice Haynes. It overlooked the creek and steam powered sawmill that he built with James McLeod in 1853 to serve the new rich gold strike in Fiddletown. The boomtown was served by six stagecoaches a day.

Dedicated April 27, 1993

Native Daughters of the Golden West
Forrest Parlor #86

Amador County Historical Society

 
Erected 1993 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Forrest Parlor #85; Amador County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 27, 1993.
 
Location. 38° 30.312′ N, 120° 45.513′ W. Marker is in Fiddletown, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Jibboom Street near Ostrom Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fiddletown CA 95629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chew Kee Store (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
Fiddletown-Oleta (about 500 feet away); Fiddletown (about 600 feet away); D'Agostini Winery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Shenandoah School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shenandoah Valley (approx. 3 miles away); City of Plymouth (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Arcade Bar (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fiddletown.
 
Also see . . .  Farnham's, Amador County. AmadorGold.net's short page on the Farnhams. (Submitted on April 1, 2011.) 
 
H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
2. H. C. Farnham House 1855 Marker - wide view
The marker is mounted on a low rock to the immediate left of the gate on Jibboom Street.
H. C. Farnham House (1855) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 31, 2011
3. H. C. Farnham House (1855)
Note: this is a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=41369

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Feb. 27, 2024