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Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Folsom History Museum

 
 
Folsom History Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2016
1. Folsom History Museum Marker
Inscription.  Site of stables at Western terminus of Pony Express (1860-61), later used by blacksmith shops. Adjacent after 1892 fire, was built two - story Burke's Hall, a community center. Meeting place of Granite Parlor No.83, NSGW (1886-1958).

Dedicated February 23, 1991, to our pioneer fathers and mothers by Sunset Parlor No.26.
 
Erected 1991 by Sunset Parlor No. 26, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 40.588′ N, 121° 10.713′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Sutter Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Sutter Street, Folsom CA 95630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Folsom Pony Express Terminus (here, next to this marker); Wells Fargo and Company (a few steps from this marker); Sacramento Valley Railroad (within shouting
Folsom History Museum image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa May 11, 2014
2. Folsom History Museum
The museum is closed on Mondays.
distance of this marker); Site of Car/Carpenter Shop (1863) (within shouting distance of this marker); Turning Locomotives in Folsom (within shouting distance of this marker); Turning the Trains (within shouting distance of this marker); W.L. Perkins Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Uses on the Rail Yard (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
 
Folsom History Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2016
3. Folsom History Museum and Marker
Wells Fargo Building image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa July 2014
4. Wells Fargo Building
The Wells Fargo building, located next door is now part of the museum complex.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2014, by S B of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 28, 2019.   2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by S B of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on June 28, 2019.   4. submitted on March 3, 2015, by S B of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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