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

Cemetery of Lost Souls

 
 
Cemetery of Lost Souls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
1. Cemetery of Lost Souls Marker
Inscription. These headstones, removed from their gravesites as a result of vandalism, were found throughout the county on roadsides and in backyards. The headstones have been given a temporary resting site, here, until their rightful places can be located.
 
Erected by El Dorado County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 43.495′ N, 120° 50.088′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the El Dorado County Historical Museum next to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 Placerville Drive, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Dorado County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bee-Bennett House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Joseph M. Staples (approx. 1.5 miles away); Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Placerville Drive In Market (approx. 1.6 miles away); Placerville (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay (approx. 1.6 miles away); Snowshoe Thompson (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
 
Also see . . .  El Dorado County Historical Museum
A Second Marker at this Site image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
2. A Second Marker at this Site
Care of the Cemetery
of
Lost Souls
These lost or abandoned headstones
are under the protection of
The El Dorado Chapter
Daughters
of the
American Revolution

Marker dedicated September 12, 2001, Mrs. Jay R. Barrett, Regent - 2001
. (Submitted on November 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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A Third Marker at this Site image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
3. A Third Marker at this Site
These lost or abandoned headstones
are under the protection of the
Pleasant Valley Chapter Colonial
Dames XVII Century Marker
Dedicated 11-22-04
Bonnie Battaglia, President 2004
Cemetery of Lost Souls Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
4. Cemetery of Lost Souls Headstone
Cemetery of Lost Souls Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 4, 2005
5. Cemetery of Lost Souls Headstones
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,012 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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