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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMXO9_chief-william-fuller_Mi-Wuk-Village-CA.html
who succeeded to the chieftainship of the Mi-Wuk tribe at the age of 15 in 1888 and until his death continued his great interest in the welfare of California Indians A rancher, logger, rancheria chairman, weather prophet, oracle and chairman of th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMXO8_confidence-mine_Twain-Harte-CA.html
Discovered in 1853, Confidence Mine became one of California's richest gold mines. It was developed by the pioneer stage owner and pony express man Ben Holladay. An incline shaft of 1,000' was sunk and off that a 2,000' horizontal shaft hit the be…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMSMG_rocca-park_Jamestown-CA.html
Passed away July 6, 1921 at the family home on Algerine Road at the age of 77. John Rocca was a man of strong personality and rare business judgement. He gained a wide host of friends and accumulated land and business undertakings which he managed…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMK0_ramirez-preston-building_Jamestown-CA.html
Ignacia Ramirez, female pioneer and native of Mexico, earliest known owner of this Gold Rush building. Upstairs meeting hall of St. James Masonic Lodge #54, acquired 1877 by R.A. Preston. Jamestown Post Office in 1930's; later medical office of Dr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMIL_the-willow_Jamestown-CA.html
Est. and in continuous operation since 1862. "The Willow Hotel" was named for the trees that were growing here long before the Gold Rush started. In its heyday The Willow hosted President McKinley, Mrs. Robert E. Lee and "Bat" Masterson among many…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMHO_community-hall-jamestown-justice-court_Jamestown-CA.html
Built circa 1910 as Klein and Baum commercial building. Purchased by County of Tuolumne in 1955 by Resolution 39 of Board of Supervisors, Kerr, Dondero Millard, Nicholls and Williams, "for use as a Justice Court and other public purposes." Serv…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMHK_red-light-district_Jamestown-CA.html
Dedicated to the HistoricSite ofThe Red Light DistrictOne of the original sixhouses on Smoke Street
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMHH_national-hotel_Jamestown-CA.html
This historic Gold Rush Landmark, built in 1859 by Heinrich Neilson as the Hotel Europe, housed miners and notables: offered lodging, meals and a saloon. The original building was badly damaged by fire of 1901 and 1927. Renamed the National Hot…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMHC_jamestown-branch-jail_Jamestown-CA.html
California's gold country was in the midst of a second gold rush when the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors approved construction of a Jamestown Branch Jail. It was designed by Sonora architect C.W. Ayers and built by A.S. Thomas for $1060.00, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMMH9_jamestown_Jamestown-CA.html
Founded in 1848, one mile from the first gold find in Tuolumne County, at Woods Crossing. Arriving in 1849, Col. George F. James, a merchant popular for supplying free champagne to patrons, was elected acalde, and the town was dubbed "Jamestown…
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