Placerville, CA Photos

The town of Placerville, CA, was significant because of the gold extracted there and because of it proximity to the route between San Francisco and the United States.

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El Dorado County Court House. Placerville, CA.Facade decoration of El Dorado County Court House. Placerville, CA.El Dorado County building built by WPA. Placerville, CA.Confidence Engine Co. Firehouse & Mary Jane Shroyers house. Placerville, CA.
El Dorado County Court House (1912-3) (495 Main St.). Placerville, CA. Style: Classical Revival. Architect: Clarence Cecil Cuff.Facade decoration of El Dorado County Court House. Placerville, CA.El Dorado County building (former Post Office) (1940) (515 Main St.) built by WPA. Placerville, CA. Style: Art Deco.Confidence Engine Co. Firehouse (1860) (487 Main St.) & Mary Jane Shroyers house (489 Main St.). Placerville, CA.
Main Streetscape against hillside forest. Placerville, CA.Bell Tower to alert town of fire first on this location since 1865. Placerville, CA.Shelley Inch building & Masonic Temple at 409-419 Main St. Placerville, CA.Cast iron facade of Shelley Inch building. Placerville, CA.
Main Streetscape against hillside forest. Placerville, CA.Bell Tower to alert town of fire first on this location since 1865. Placerville, CA.Shelley Inch building (1856 with 1898 cast iron facade) & Masonic Temple (1893) at 409-419 Main St. Placerville, CA.Cast iron facade of Shelley Inch building. Placerville, CA.
Heritage commercial building. Placerville, CA.Cary House Hotel once a Wells Fargo stage stop. Placerville, CA.Placerville Historical Museum in the Fountain & Tallman Soda Works Building. Placerville, CA.Lithograph of Placerville published by the Weekly Observer at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.
Heritage commercial building (425 Main St.). Placerville, CA.Cary House Hotel (1857) (300 Main St.) once a Wells Fargo stage stop. Placerville, CA.Placerville Historical Museum in the Fountain & Tallman Soda Works Building (1852) (524 Main St.). Placerville, CA. On National Register. Lithograph of Placerville (c1888) published by the Weekly Observer at Fountain & Tallman Museum. Placerville, CA.

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