Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Monroe Family Homestead
Begun as a cabin, the home was enlarged as the family grew. Andrew and his son Pearley raised fruit and other crops. Their 80 acres of land included the site of Sutter’s sawmill and the gold discovery site.
Erected 1993 by James W. Marshall Chapter #49, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 48.202′ N, 120° 53.743′ W. Marker is in Coloma, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is located within the boundaries of the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park on the Monroe Ridge Trail and can be reached by a short walk from the North Beach Parking Area. 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. Capt. William E. Shannon (about 500 feet The Tailrace (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Gold Boys Gold” (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Wilson Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partners In History (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutter’s Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Marshall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,157 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.