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Martell in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Amador Ledger

 
 
Amador Ledger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
1. Amador Ledger Marker
Inscription. This newspaper was started in Volcano October 27, 1855. It was moved to Jackson in April, 1857. The Amador Ledger is the fourth oldest weekly newspaper in California and the oldest in Amador County. This building became the new home of the Amador Ledger in October, 1967.
 
Erected 1968 by E Clampus Vitus, James W. Marshall Chapter No. 49.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 21.711′ N, 120° 48.198′ W. Marker is in Martell, California, in Amador County. Marker is on State Highway 88 east of Wicklow Way, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11940 California 88, Martell CA 95654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martell Stage Station (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Argonaut Mine (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jackson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Argonaut and Kennedy Mines (approx. 0.9 miles away); University of California Foothill Field Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Anthony Caminetti
Amador Ledger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Amador Ledger Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Amador County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Kennedy Mine / The Argonaut Mine (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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