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Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Folsom History Museum

 
 
Folsom History Museum image. Click for full size.
By S B, May 11, 2014
1. Folsom History Museum
Inscription. Site of stables at Western terminus of Pony Express (1860-61), later used by blacksmith shops. Adjacent after 1892 fire, was built two - story Burke's Hall, a community center. Meeting place of Granite Parlor No.83, NSGW (1886-1958).

Dedicated February 23, 1991, to our pioneer fathers and mothers by Sunset Parlor No.26.
 
Erected 1991 by Sunset Parlor No. 26, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.588′ N, 121° 10.713′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Sutter Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Sutter Street, Folsom CA 95630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Folsom Pony Express Terminus (here, next to this marker); Wells Fargo and Company (a few steps from this marker); J. Clifton Toney (a few steps from this marker); Turning the Trains (within shouting distance of this marker); Ashland Station (about
Folsom History Museum image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa May 11, 2014
2. Folsom History Museum
The museum is closed on Mondays.
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Folsom Terminal (about 500 feet away); Leidesdorff Plaza (about 500 feet away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Wells Fargo Building image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa July 2014
3. Wells Fargo Building
The Wells Fargo building, located next door is now part of the museum complex.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2014, by S B of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by S B of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on March 3, 2015, by S B of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area view of the museum building. • Can you help?
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