Coulterville in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2002 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 42.623′ N, 120° 11.836′ W. Marker is in Coulterville, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is at the intersection of Yosemite Boulevard (State Highway 132) and State Highway 49, on the right when traveling south on Yosemite Boulevard. Touch for map. The address
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coulterville (within shouting distance of this marker); Whistling Billy (within shouting distance of this marker); Jeffery Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Coulterville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mint (about 500 feet away); Sun Sun Wo Co. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Haigh Ranch (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bagby (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coulterville.
Regarding Coulterville Hotel. The ruins of the Coulterville Hotel are being used to house the Northern Mariposa County History Center.
Also see . . . The Coulterville Museum - Northern Mariposa County History Center. This is the website for the Northern Mariposa County History Center. (Submitted on August 21, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
1. Historic American Building Survery (HABS) Supplimental
History: "Town was founded by George Coulter, who rented building to the left of General Store from Bill McCarty and reopened his hotel in late 1850s. Wells Fargo had an office in Wagoner's General Store. Directly in front of store stands gnarled old "hang tree".
Description: Coulter's Hotel, now in ruins, constructed of stone with top story of wood with false front. Stone at street front was roughly squared. Wagoner's store of brick with board and batton gable end. Wood frame awning supported by wood posts extends in front of both buildings.
— Submitted August 23, 2011.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 683 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 7. submitted on August 23, 2011. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the cornerstone if still there. • Can you help?