Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
J. Wonderly House / N.C. Fassett Groceries & Provisions / Burn & McBride / Lofty Louís Yarn Shop
In the early days of Old Hangtown, when Cedar Ravine Creek ran across Main Street from the south, the road in front of the store became a mud hole. Along with the rain and flooding creek the miners habit of mining in four by four holes in the street also contributed to the unpleasant conditions.
Later this building became the home of blacksmith, J. Wonderly and his family. Wonderly operated a stable and blacksmith shop on the south of Main Street near the Bell Tower.
Erected by Heritage Association of El Dorado County.
Location. 38° 43.744′ N, 120° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 585 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Upper Central House (a few steps from this marker); The Druid Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mohler Studebaker (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Vetís Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fountain and Tallman Soda Works (about 600 feet away); Placerville (about 700 feet away); Thomas Maul (about 700 feet away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.