Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Charles Marsh House
Marsh was influential in the routing of the Central Pacific Railroad and served on its original Board of Directors, as well as the board of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad. He was also instrumental in creating a library association in Nevada City.
Erected 1996 by Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart Chapter 10, E Clampus Vitus and Nev. County Landmarks Commisson. (Marker Number Nev 02-96.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 15.784′ N, 121° 0.952′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Nevada Street near Grove Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is mounted to a granite base at the sidewalk in front of the house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Nevada Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Original Ott Assay Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Stamp Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Yuba Canal Office (about 300 feet away); Pelton Water Wheel (about 300 feet away); Robinson Plaza (about 300 feet away); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
Also see . . .
1. The Birth of Pacific Gas & Electric. PG & E is currently the largest power company in the State of California. Their history and the involvement of Charles Marsh is detailed in this article by A. Dale Johnson. (Submitted on February 14, 2011.)
2. Historical Sketch of Nevada City and Township. This transcribed chapter from Bean’s History & Directory of Nevada County, California, 1867 details many of the contributions that Charles Marsh made to Nevada City History. (Submitted on February 14, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 696 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.