Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Upper Central House
Note: Marker states building is still standing (as of May 1962). Building was torn down in 1964]
Erected 1962 by Native Daughters of the Golden West and Placerville Parlor No. 9, 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° 43.736′ N, 120° 47.793′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Clay Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Wonderly House / N.C. Fassett Groceries & Provisions / Burn & McBride / Lofty Lou’s Yarn Shop (a few steps from this marker); The Druid Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mohler Studebaker The Old Vet’s Building (about 500 feet away); Fountain and Tallman Soda Works (about 600 feet away); Methodist Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); Placerville (about 800 feet away); Thomas Maul (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Regarding Upper Central House. Also see: Ivy House marker for additional information.
1. Building No Longer Standing
The site of the Ivy House hotel, so named because of the Ivy covered facade. The first hotel, the Central House, was built on this site in 1864. At this site also was the Placerville Academy. The Ivy House was torn down in 1964 when it was deemed too fragile to save. Source: Placerville Walking Tour
— Submitted October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 6. submitted on June 27, 2009, by Stephanie Carlson of Placerville, United States.