Volcano in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chaw Sť Roundhouse
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 1001, an element of the thematic designation, California Native American Ceremonial Roundhouses.
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Sierra Native American Council and the Chaw Sť Association, October 14, 1974.
Erected 1994 by California State Department of Parks and Recreation. (Marker Number 1001.)
Location. 38° 25.489′ N, 120° 38.474′ W. Marker is in Volcano, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Pine Grove Volcano Road. Touch for map. The marker is within Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, between the parking lot and the visitor center. Marker is in this post office area: Volcano CA 95689, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker Petroglyphs (Rock Carvings) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chaw'se (about 400 feet away); Hun'ge (about 700 feet away); Pine Grove (approx. 1.2 miles away); Volcano Masonic Cave (approx. 1.2 miles away); Moose Milk (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. George Hotel (approx. 1.3 miles away); General Store (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volcano.
More about this marker. Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park preserves 135 acres of meadows and Valley Oak lands. The highlight of the park is a large limestone outcropping, containing 1,185 mortar holes, as well as some petroglyphs. In addition to this grinding rock, the park also contains a roundhouse, a regional Native American museum, and reproductions of Native American bark houses.
Also see . . . The Rock and the People. The California Department of Parks and Recreation's web page for the grinding rock. (Submitted on June 30, 2008, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Buildings •
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