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

Coloma Breweries

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, October 7, 2008
1. Coloma Breweries Marker
Inscription. In the 1850’s and 1860’s Coloma had two breweries – the El Dorado and the Coloma – between Brewery Street and the river. An 1853 advertisement in Coloma’s newspaper stated: “Mr. Joseph Wellman would respectfully inform traders, hotelkeepers and the public generally, that he is ready to supply them a superior article of ale and cider by the barrel or otherwise, from his own manufactory. Draft ale on hand for sale, by the glass or gallon.”
 
Location. 38° 47.992′ N, 120° 53.417′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 49 and Brewery Street, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Coloma CA 95613, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe House ( a few steps from this marker); Sierra Nevada House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Coloma’s Largest Brick Store ( within shouting distance of this marker); Schulze House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Winters’ Hotel
Coloma Breweries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 7, 2008
2. Coloma Breweries Marker
( within shouting distance of this marker); Beer Garden ( within shouting distance of this marker); Odd Fellows Hall ( within shouting distance of this marker); Wintermantel’s Miner’s Hotel ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
 
Regarding Coloma Breweries. Also see: All nearby Coloma markers for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. American Profile: Coloma. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. New York Times Article by Robert Lindsay June 19, 1983: Regarding California’s Mother Lode Country. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,311 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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