Saturday, June 25, 2005

California Historical Landmark #706

Pony Express Webster's Sugar Loaf House
California State Historical Landmark #706

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This landmark is located on Hwy 50 (P.M. 48. 0), 1.0 mile weest of Kyburz, California in El Dorado County. There are 29 other California State Historical Landmarks in El Dorado County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 46.204 W 120° 18.754.

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This was the site of Webster's Sugar Loaf House, well-known stopping place during the comstock rush. Beginning in April 1860, it was used as a remount station of the Central Overland Pony Express. In 1861, it became a horse change station for Pioneer Stage Companys and Overland Mail.

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