Pleasant Grove House

Pleasant Grove House (HM6Q2)

Location: Rescue, CA 95672 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.875', W 121° 1.24'

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This was the site of a popular roadhouse, where the ponies of the Central Overland Pony Express were changed during July 1, 1860 to June 30, 1861. From here the route of the pony riders continued westward to Folsom and eastward through Rescue, Dry Creek Crossing, and Missouri Flat to Placerville.
HM NumberHM6Q2
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail series.
Marker Number703
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, the Marguarite Parlor No. 12 Native Daughters of the Golden West, and the Central Overland Pony Express Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 672127 N 4285114
Decimal Degrees38.69791667, -121.02066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.875', W 121° 1.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 52.50" N, 121° 1' 14.40" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2459-2469 Green Valley Rd, Rescue CA 95672, US
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