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Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Foresthill General Store

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
1. Foresthill General Store Marker
Inscription.  First structure in Foresthill. Built in 1857, it served the early miners and residents for over 110 years. It was a general store and early stop on the Auburn-Foresthill-Georgetown stage run.
 
Erected 1974 by Lord Sholto Douglas No. 3, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 39° 1.237′ N, 120° 48.968′ W. Marker is in Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Foresthill Road and Soap Street, on the left when traveling east on Foresthill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24601 Foresthill Road, Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Compressed Air Engine (about 400 feet away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yankee Jim's (approx. 2½ miles away); First Mining Ditch
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Foresthill General Store Marker
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(approx. 2½ miles away); The Josephine Mine Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
 
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
3. Foresthill General Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 698 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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