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Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Red Light District

 
 
Red Light District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
1. Red Light District Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the Historic
Site of
The Red Light District
One of the original six
houses on Smoke Street

 
Erected 2002 by Anona Parlor No.164, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 57.251′ N, 120° 25.409′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on Smoke Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18266 Smoke Street, Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jamestown Branch Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Hall / Jamestown Justice Court (within shouting distance of this marker); The Willow (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocca Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jamestown (about 300 feet away); 75 Pound Nugget (about 400 feet away); Ramirez – Preston Building (about 500 feet away); The Emporium – 1897 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Regarding Red Light District.
Red Light District Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
2. Red Light District Building and Marker
Marker is mounted at the front right corner of the building.
Built in the early 1900ís this building was part of the “red light” district in Jamestown. The district was infamous throughout Tuolumne and neighboring counties through the 1940ís.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Red Light District Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
3. Red Light District Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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