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

Amador Ledger

 
 
Amador Ledger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
1. Amador Ledger Marker
Inscription.  This newspaper was started in Volcano October 27, 1855. It was moved to Jackson in April, 1857. The Amador Ledger is the fourth oldest weekly newspaper in California and the oldest in Amador County. This building became the new home of the Amador Ledger in October, 1967.
 
Erected 1968 by E Clampus Vitus, James W. Marshall Chapter No. 49.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1857.
 
Location. 38° 21.711′ N, 120° 48.198′ W. Marker is in Martell, California, in Amador County. Marker is on State Highway 88 east of Wicklow Way, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11940 California 88, Martell CA 95654, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Argonaut Mine (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jackson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Argonaut and Kennedy Mines (approx. 0.9 miles away); University of California Foothill Field Station
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Anthony Caminetti (approx. 0.9 miles away); Amador County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Kennedy Mine / The Argonaut Mine (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of the Heros of Amador County (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Amador Ledger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Amador Ledger Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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