Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Upon Giovanni's death, his daughter, Sarah Fossati inherited the ranch. Her son, John Fossati, continued the winemaking tradition after his death.
The winery was purchased from Elmo Fossati, a fifth generation descendent, by the Boeger family in 1972. They have continued in the tradition of quality wine making from locally grown grapes.
Erected 2006 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 44.552′ N, 120° 46.489′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Carson Road 0.3 miles north of Schnell School Road. Touch for map. The marker is on the north side of the building on the edge of the picnic area
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swift Berry (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Smith Flat House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hangtown’s Gold Bug Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gold Bug, A Neighborhood Mine (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Stamp Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1½ miles away); The Druid Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); Upper Central House (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
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