California Historical Landmarks in Calaveras County

California Historical Landmark 734
Angels Hotel
Main Street and Bird Way
Angels Camp

California Historical Landmark #734: Angels Hotel
California Historical Landmark #734: Angels Hotel
18 April 2008
(Click Photos to Zoom)

Angels Hotel

C. C. Lake erected here a canvas hotel 1851. It was replaced by a one-story wooden structure, and then by one of stone in 1855 , with a second story being added 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."

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 734

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with Princess Parlor No.84, Native Daughters of the Golden West, July 31, 1960.

Angels Hotel is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Prev | Next
Calaveras County: List | Map
California: List | Map