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

The Thomas Starr King Bell

 
 
Thomas Starr King Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt "Benjamin Franklin" Havens
1. Thomas Starr King Bell Marker
Inscription. The Thomas Starr King Bell was donated to the town of Volcano by Unitarian preacher Thomas Starr King in 1862, who was greatful to the town for its support for the Union and the election of Abraham Lincoln. The bell was originally located at the Methodist Cemetery but when that was destroyed by fire it was moved to the present location.

The bell is Vickers cast steel and was manufactured in Sheffield, England.

The James W. #49 Outpost of the Yerba Buena Lodge #1
Capitulus Redivivus of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus
Dedicates this plaque for the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Mr. King donation.

 
Erected 2012 by James W. Marshall #49 Outpost of the Yerba Buena Lodge #1, Capitulus Redivivus of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 26.577′ N, 120° 37.86′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Emigrant Trail and Consolation Street on Emigrant Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16300-16302 Emigrant Trail, Volcano CA 95689, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Thomas Starr King Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Thomas Starr King Bell Marker
Marker is being transported to the site.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Astronomical Observatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Bavarian Brewery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carlo Andrea Dondero (about 300 feet away); General Store (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volcano.
 
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Thomas Starr King Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt "Benjamin Franklin" Havens
3. Thomas Starr King Bell Marker
Boulder used for placement of the marker.
Walking Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 20, 2015
4. Walking Tour Marker
1862
Starr King Bell
The bell was donated to Volcano by Unitarian Preacher Thomas Starr King who was grateful to the town for its support of the Union and the election of Abraham Lincoln. The bell was originally located at the Methodist Cemetery. The bell is Vickers cast steel and was manufactured in Sheffield, England.
Starr King Bell, ca. 1863 image. Click for full size.
5. Starr King Bell, ca. 1863
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 165 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on February 8, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   2. submitted on February 8, 2017.   3. submitted on February 8, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   4. submitted on August 6, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California.   5. submitted on October 28, 2008. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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