Taken from the County Museum Research Room files, these topics and photographs can be researched further at the County Museum and at the El Dorado County Library.  

County History

John Marshall
John Studebaker
Snowshoe Thompson

The History of:


This Video was produced in 2014 as part of the "Touch the Past" series, a collaboration between the El Dorado County Historical Museum and the El Dorado County Library.
Many local history books such as Placerville Reflections 
and A Glittering Pot of Gold,
are available in the Museum Store.

Three Mile House
Three Mile House (Smith Flat House)

Placerville Fruit Growers Warehouse, 1951



Railroads in El Dorado County.mp4