Downieville in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1980 by Downie Chapter No. 1859, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1795.
Location. 39° 33.615′ N, 120° 49.679′ W. Marker is in Downieville, California, in Sierra County. Marker is at the intersection of Commercial Street (State Highway 49) and Main Street (State Highway 49), on the left when traveling east on Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 Main Street, Downieville CA 95936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceThe Shooting of Thaddeus Purdy (a few steps from this marker); St. Charles Hotel (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Juanita (a few steps from this marker); Mackerman & Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hirshfeldter Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville Museum (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downieville.
Regarding Craycroft Building. There are two additional markers mounted on the building. The "In Memory of Juanita" marker which is mounted on the far right of the building on Commercial Street. This saloon is where Juanita fled to hide following the stabbing of John Cannon, and "The Shooting of Thaddeus Purdy" marker which is located at the far left of the building on Main Street.
Also see . . . The Craycroft Building. The Craycroft Building is the largest Gold Rush structure remaining in Downieville today. (Submitted on June 28, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.