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Kit Carson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Plasse’s Trading Post

 
 
Plasse’s Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
1. Plasse’s Trading Post Marker
Inscription. Founded by Raymond Peter Plasse in 1853. It was a stopping place for emmigrants on the Carson Pass Trail on the route to California gold field.
Dedicated by the
James W. Marshall Chapter
Of E. Clampus Vitus
September 15, 1984

 
Erected 1984 by James W. Marshall Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 38.26′ N, 120° 7.58′ W. Marker is in Kit Carson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Plasse Road near Carson Pass Scenic Byway (California Route 88). Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the building under the "Plasse Resort" Marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30001 Plasse Road, Kit Carson CA 95644, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plasse Resort (here, next to this marker); Mormon-Carson Pass Emigrant Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tragedy Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away); Maiden's Grave (approx. 2.5 miles away); Kirkwood's (approx. 5.4 miles away); Caples Lake
Plasse’s Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
2. Plasse’s Trading Post Marker
Upper Marker: Plasse Resort
Lower Marker: Plasse's Trading Post
(approx. 6 miles away); Summer Retreat (approx. 6.5 miles away); Old Emigrant Road (approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kit Carson.
 
Regarding Plasse’s Trading Post. Also See Nearby Marker "Plasse Resort" for additional information and links.
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Plasse’s Trading Post image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
3. Plasse’s Trading Post
Plasse’s Trading Post image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
4. Plasse’s Trading Post
Ramon (Raymond) and Louise Plasse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 26, 2009
5. Ramon (Raymond) and Louise Plasse
Photos on display in the restaurant.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,853 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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