Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 38° 53.921 W 120° 54.865
10S E 680859 N 4307600
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #521
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/26/2008 6:01:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM421R
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 15

Long Description:
John Greenwood, a trapper and guide who came to California in 1844, established a trading post here in 1849. The gold rush town of Greenwood boasted a theater, four hotels, 14 stores, a brewery, and four saloons. Among its illustrious citizens was John A. Stone, California songwriter, who was buried here in 1863.
Marker Number: 521.00

Marker Name: GREENWOOD

County: El Dorado

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 05/15/1955

SW corner of the intersection of State Hwy 193 and Greenwood St, Greenwood

Website: Not listed

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