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Marysville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lord Sholto Douglas

 
 
Lord Sholto Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 7, 2011
1. Lord Sholto Douglas Marker
Inscription. Within these walls, on Jan. 22, 1896, Lord Sholto Douglas, theatrical entrepreneur, and son of the Marquis of Queensbury of Pugilistic fame, was initiated into the mysteries of ECV. Though Douglas went on to riches, subsequent publicity of his initiation into ECV virtually shut down the Marysville Lodge.
 
Erected 1983 by Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart, No. 10 and Lord Sholto Douglas, No.3, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 8.155′ N, 121° 35.289′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and D Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted at the far left corner of the front of the Silver Dollar Salloon. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 1st Street, Marysville CA 95901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Mecklenberg (a few steps from this marker); Davis Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bok Kai Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Monument of Macy’s
The Silver Dollar Saloon and the Lord Sholto Douglas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 7, 2011
2. The Silver Dollar Saloon and the Lord Sholto Douglas Marker
Marker is seen on the far left corner of the building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Rock Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 0.2 miles away); José Manuel Ramírez Rosales (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marysville.
 
Also see . . .  The Gold Camp of Foolery - E Clampus Vitus in California. The history of ECV in California including information on Lord Sholto Douglas and his joining of the Marysville Chapter by Gary Meier and retyped for internet distribution by Spyder, Lord Sholto Douglas ECV Ch. 3. (Submitted on February 8, 2011.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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