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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2511_south-lake-tahoe-library-veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
To all Veterans of All Wars this monument is dedicated this day 31 May 1999, to honor all the courageous young men and women, both living and deceased who served in all wars and conflicts and did their duty no matter where they served to pr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2510_veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
This memorial is dedicated to all from our community who gave their lives and have served our country from all branches of service. We thank you for your sacrifice and you can rest assured that we will support your families and friends. You have s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM250Z_osgoods-toll-house_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
Oldest Standing Structure at Lake Tahoe In 1859, silver was discovered in Nevada and the road past Lake Tahoe became a busy highway for treasure seekers and for the goods they needed to survive. To keep roads in repair, stations were set up and t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM250Y_the-log-cabin_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
A Tahoe Original In the 1930s a man named Pomeroy built this little cabin following authentic log cabin styles brought to this country from Sweden. It sat on Star Lake Avenue behind the fire station, only a few blocks from here. The Gruener fa…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24XT_enjoy-the-view-from-inspiration-point_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
From the vista, you can observe Emerald Bay and learn about its rich and colorful past Residents & Visitors For thousands of years, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay has drawn people to its shores. The Washoe Indians made their summer homes here, fis…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24X4_welcome-to-the-historic-tallac-resort_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
You're standing on the site of the Tallac Resort and Casino, a turn of the century Tahoe destination promoted as "The Grandest Resort in the World." The Resort filled more than 40 acres and offered all the amenities a guest could want. Elias "L…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24WS_the-only-way-to-see-lake-tahoe_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
Before roads were built in the Tahoe area in the 1920s, sailing on a steamer was the only way for visitors to reach the resorts lining the south shore. The Tod Goodwin outdid all the other steamers in size and speed. It could carry 150 passengers …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24W2_anita-gibson-dextra-cabins_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
Possibly two of the oldest structures on the site, these log cabins were probably moved from the nearby Tallac Resort to save them from destruction when the Resort was torn down. In 1915, Dextra and her mother Anita spent time at the lake, livi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24VY_a-rustic-retreat-the-baldwin-estate_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
When Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin died in 1909, he left his real estate holdings in the Tahoe Basin to his daughter, Anita Baldwin. A few years later, Anita gave her daughter Dextra McGonagle this six-acre lot on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Dextra had…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24VD_supporting-a-life-of-ease_South-Lake-Tahoe-CA.html
The Pope complex is the largest of the Estates, and the main house the most elaborate and least rustic of the three. It is a good example of the fact that construction practices at Tahoe during this period favored the use of lavish effects and oft…
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