Sierra Nevada House

Sierra Nevada House (HM7WK)

Location: Coloma, CA 95613 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 47.986', W 120° 53.397'

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The Sierra Nevada House was a handsome two-story building with many windows and a broad balcony. Here guests could always expect fine hospitality, suburb food, excellent ballroom music, fine carriages and comfortable beds. It was opened by Robert Chalmers from 1852 until 1869, when he sold it to begin building the Vineyard House. The fading old hotel continued to serve travelers and boarders until it was destroyed by fire in 1902. A new hotel was built. It burned in 1925. A replica now stands at the intersection 1 mile north of here. All that remains of the once-grand hotel is the well, visible below.
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HM NumberHM7WK
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Placed ByMarshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 683235 N 4296671
Decimal Degrees38.79976667, -120.88995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.986', W 120° 53.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 59.16" N, 120° 53' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 360 Coloma Rd, Coloma CA 95613, US
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