Thursday, January 13, 2011

California Historical Landmark #767

Methodist Episcopal Church
California State Historical Landmark #767

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This landmark is located at 1031 Thompson Way near Cedar Ravine Street, Placerville, 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° 43.704 W 120° 47.631.

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California Historical Landmark #767
California Historical Landmark #767

Erected in 1851, this is the oldest church building in El Dorado County. Its original site was on the corner of Cedar Ravine and Main Street, Placerville. The Ponderosa Pine beams are hand hewn. First church bell was purchased from the sailing ship "Staffordshire."

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