Volcano in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
[Smaller, red marker on the left of this one]:
Oldest continuously operated store in Calif. - since 1852. Originally two stores, Sacrament (left) and Burleson's (right). Purchased in late 1860's by Luca Cassinelli for $1,700.00 in gold coins. Cassinelli owned until 1956.
Erected 1972 by Amador County Historical Landmarks Committee.
Location. 38° 26.521′ N, 120° 37.854′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16146 Main Street, Volcano CA 95689, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlo Andrea Dondero (within shouting distance of this marker); Moose Milk (within shouting distance of this marker); St. George Hotel (within Soldier Gulch (within shouting distance of this marker); Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Volcano (within shouting distance of this marker); Astronomical Observatory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Thomas Starr King Bell (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volcano.
More about this marker. Marker is on the brick part of the wall.
Regarding General Store. Although the store has been continuous use for more than 150 years, the town itself has shrunk tremendously since the store's foundation. Volcano was said to have more than 10,000 people at its peak, with 17 hotels and more than 30 saloons. Now the population falls short of 200.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,725 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on December 17, 2011, by Victoria Wertheimer of Volcano, Usa. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.