Angels Hotel

California State Historic Landmark 734

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#734 Angels Hotel
C.C. Lake erected here a canvas hotel in 1851. It was replaced by a one-story wooden structure, and then by one of stone in 1857. Here, Samuel Clemens first heard the yarn, which was later to bring him fame as Mark Twain, author of "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras."

Site Photo:



NE corner of Main St and Birds Way, Angels Camp.

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