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

134 Broad Street

Sutter Creek

 
 
134 Broad Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 2011
1. 134 Broad Street Marker
Inscription.  Built in the 1870’s, the Norton-Popovich home contains the city’s first telephone, installed in 1896. Virgil Norton was postmaster of Sutter Creek from 1914 – 1931; son John was an engineer at Knight Foundry. The current owner’s father, Sam Popovich, worked at the Central Eureka Mine until it closed in 1957.
 
Erected 2004 by Amador County Sesquicentennial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 38° 23.746′ N, 120° 48.104′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Gopher Flat Road, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 Broad Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leland Stanford, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Wildman Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); Mahoney Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutter Creek Grammar School
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sutter Creek Jail (about 400 feet away); Emerson Shaft (about 600 feet away); J. Monteverde General Store Museum (about 600 feet away); C. Soracco Company (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
 
The Norton-Popovich House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 2011
2. The Norton-Popovich House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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