Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Near here was the first and only college ever in Folsom. It lasted two years (1958-60). Then is closed for a lack of students. Folks probably figured they were smart enough (?).
Dedicated in honor of this class of ‘60
Erected 1970 by New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, E Clampus Vitus, August 6, 1970.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 40.956′ N, 121° 10.016′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Stafford Street near Natoma Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the western edge of the parking area of Folsom City Park and the Folsom Zoo, under the power lines tower. Marker is in this post office area: Folsom CA 95630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Folsom Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Folsom Hydroelectric Plant (approx. half a mile away); Ashland Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); J. Clifton Toney Folsom Pony Express Terminus (approx. ¾ mile away); Folsom History Museum (approx. ¾ mile away); Wells Fargo and Company (approx. ¾ mile away); Turning the Trains (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
Also see . . . History of Sacramento County, 1880, Thompson & West. These excerpts about Folsom on the Folsom History Museum website, tell of Folsom history from an 1880 publication. (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Education • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.