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

C. Soracco Company

 
 
C. Sorocco Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
1. C. Sorocco Company Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1869 by Carlo Soracco, the store and adjoining residence were copied from similar buildings in Genoa, Italy. Carlo’s son, Frank, one of Amador County’s leading citizens, became proprietor in 1894. C. Soracco Co. was a major supplier to Mother Lode mines.
 
Erected 1972 by James W. Marshall Chapter, E Clampus Vitus (May 13, 1972).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 38° 23.669′ N, 120° 48.192′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Main Street (Old Highway 49), on the right when traveling north. The location is between Randolph Street and Gopher Flat Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78 Main 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. Sutter Creek Sanitarium (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Monteverde General Store Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutter Creek Jail
C. Sorocco Company building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
2. C. Sorocco Company building and Marker
Note the rather odd conglomeration of two buildings. The building currently houses Water Street Antiques and Decor.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sutter Creek (about 400 feet away); Brignoli Building (about 400 feet away); Levaggi Opera House (about 400 feet away); Native Sons Hall (about 400 feet away); Leland Stanford, Jr. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutter Creek.
 
More about this marker. Marker is to the left of the gray door.
 
Also see . . .  The Water Street Antiques and Decor Website. Current occupants of the building. (Submitted on August 21, 2008.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,687 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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