Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Three Unfortunates Hanged
Let us not judge them too harshly for those were the rough days of the great Gold Rush.”
Erected 1959 by The James W. Marshall Chapter No. 49, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 38° 43.72′ N, 120° 48.178′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Center Street and Enterstate 50, on the left when traveling north on Center Street. Marker is across Center Street from the Placerville City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Placerville CA 95667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hangmans Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snowshoe Thompson (about 300 feet away); Placerville Pony Express (about 300 feet away); Randolph Jewelers (about 400 feet away); History of Old Town Center (about 500 feet away); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,364 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on February 27, 2019, by Stephen McLendon of Placerville, Calif. 4. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.