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El Dorado Hills in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sterlingshire

Historical Site

 
 
Sterlingshire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 8, 2008
1. Sterlingshire Marker
Inscription. The Central Overland Pony Express passed this site many times. Green Valley Road was the gateway to the gold region, and was the center of activities in the 1850ís & 60ís, where many early California Inns were located. In the late 1800ís a stagecoach, driven by 13 year old Fred Dixon, a member of the Dixon family who were former owners of the property, also passed this way.
 
Location. 38° 42.61′ N, 121° 4.585′ W. Marker is in El Dorado Hills, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Green Valley Road 0.1 miles east of Salmon Falls Road/El Dorado Hills Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Sterlingshire Residential Area. Marker is in this post office area: El Dorado Hills CA 95762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie City Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Mormon Island (approx. 2.9 miles away); Folsom Dam Improvements (approx. 3 miles away); Pleasant Grove House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mormon Tavern (approx. 3.8 miles away); James Skinner Winery & Distillery (approx.
Sterlingshire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 8, 2008
2. Sterlingshire Marker
4.4 miles away); The Sacramento, Placer and Nevada Railroad Right of Way (approx. 5.2 miles away); Folsom Institute (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado Hills.
 
Regarding Sterlingshire. Green Valley Road follows part of the Old Coloma Road. For more information please see the Pony Express markers and Old Coloma Road markers.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,598 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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