Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Three Unfortunates Hanged
Let us not judge them too harshly for those were the rough days of the great Gold Rush.”
Erected 1959 by The James W. Marshall Chapter No. 49, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 43.72′ N, 120° 48.178′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Center Street and Enterstate 50, on the left when traveling north on Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is across Center Street from the Placerville City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hangmans Tree ( within shouting distance of this marker); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building ( within shouting distance of this marker); The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café Snowshoe Thompson ( about 300 feet away); Placerville Pony Express ( about 300 feet away); Randolph Jewelers ( about 400 feet away); History of Old Town Center ( about 500 feet away); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay ( about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
Also see . . . Stories in El Dorado County History. (Submitted on November 16, 2008.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,092 times since then and 101 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.