“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Pollock Pines, California

Clickable Map of El Dorado County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> El Dorado County, CA (181) Alpine County, CA (38) Amador County, CA (183) Placer County, CA (207) Sacramento County, CA (328) Douglas County, NV (87)  ElDoradoCounty(181) El Dorado County (181)  AlpineCounty(38) Alpine County (38)  AmadorCounty(183) Amador County (183)  PlacerCounty(207) Placer County (207)  SacramentoCounty(328) Sacramento County (328)  DouglasCountyNevada(87) Douglas County (87)
Placerville is the county seat for El Dorado County
Pollock Pines is in El Dorado County
      El Dorado County (181)  
      Alpine County (38)  
      Amador County (183)  
      Placer County (207)  
      Sacramento County (328)  
      Douglas County, Nevada (87)  
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1California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — Bullion Bend Robbery
On June 30, 1864, two Pioneer Line coaches were stopped at gunpoint on the Pony Express Trail at a sharp bend on the trail forever to be known as Bullion Bend in Pollock Pines. Both coaches were robbed by a band of Confederate irregulars, all . . . Map (db m94633) HM
2California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — Jenkinson Lake
Honoring Walter E. Jenkinson, our fellow citizen who dedicated his life to this project which brought water to our city and fertile lands.Map (db m851) HM
3California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — Logging in El Dorado County
By the end of the war with Mexico in 1847, California’s non-native population was a mere 15,000. The 49ers pushed the population of El Dorado County beyond 20,000 by 1850. As winter approached, the minors replaced their tents and shanties with . . . Map (db m94634) HM
4California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — 704 — Sportsman’s Hall
This was the site of Sportsman’s Hall, also known as Twelve-Mile House. The hotel operated in the late 1850’s and 1860’s by John and James Blair, a stopping place for stages and teams of the comstock. It became a relay station of the Central . . . Map (db m609) HM
5California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — The California Gold Rush
The California gold rush followed Captain John Sutter’s logging effort in the Coloma valley. On January 24, 1848, James W. Marshall found gold in the tail-race at Sutter’s Mill. This discovery incited the greatest migration of mankind in history to . . . Map (db m94635) HM
6California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — The Mormon Emigrant Trail
Shortly after James W Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill, his Mormon laborers were re-called to the Great Salt Lake Valley, Utah. On April, 9, 1848, a plan was devised to cut a wagon trail through the uncharted Sierra Nevada frontier. The . . . Map (db m94636) HM
7California (El Dorado County), Pollock Pines — The Pony Express
The Pony Express originated in 1860, when our nation was divided and civil war threatened. Communication between California and Washington DC took months. Although the Pony Express existed little more than 18 months, it played a major role in the . . . Map (db m94642) HM
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Aug. 12, 2022