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Murphys in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of E.C.V. Saloon

 
 
Site of E.C.V. Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2010
1. Site of E.C.V. Saloon Marker
Inscription. Near this spot the “E.C.V. Saloon” stood in 1853. Believed to be the only E. Clampus Vitus (miners’ fun fraternal order) saloon officially recorded.
 
Erected 1965 by Grand Council, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 8.275′ N, 120° 28.049′ W. Marker is in Murphys, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on Main Street east of Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is next to the Compere Store Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 570 Main Street, Murphys CA 95247, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Compere Store (here, next to this marker); The Heinsdorff Bakery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall (about 400 feet away); William Gordon Huff (about 600 feet away); E Clampus Vitus (about 600 feet away); Maj. James D. Savage (about 600 feet away); John Murphy (about 600 feet away); St. Patrick's Catholic Church (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murphys.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Places
 
Site of E.C.V. Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2010
2. Site of E.C.V. Saloon Marker
Full View of marker and stone base.
Artwork Displayed With Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2010
3. Artwork Displayed With Marker
Caricature in true Clamper style.
Compere Store Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2010
4. Compere Store Building
E.V.C. Saloon marker is seen on the far right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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