Coloma in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Capt. William E. Shannon
Erected 1950 by Placerville Parlor, No.9, N.S.G.W., June 11, 1950.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 48.266′ N, 120° 53.687′ 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 at the northwest corner of 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. Monroe Family Homestead (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tailrace (about 600 feet away); “Gold Boys Gold” (about 700 feet away); Sutter’s Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Partners In History (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Wilson Marshall The Coloma Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); James W. Marshall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coloma.
Also see . . .
1. History of El Dorado County. Captain Shannon, the proprietor of “The New York Store” was appointed Alcalde of the township. (Submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. California’s Constitutional Convention of 1848 – Monterey. (Submitted on March 30, 2009, 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 March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.