Placerville (Calif.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William W. Hoyt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1044
Abstract William W. Hoyt (1842-?) was a rancher in El Dorado Springs, El Dorado County, California and a miner in Aurora, Nevada Territory from 1863-1864. He served as the superintendent for the California State Department of Engineering in 1913. The collection includes correspondence, 1873-1926; deeds and agreements, 1863-1907; financial statements, 1856-1905; depositions; diaries from Aurora, Nevada Territory, 1863-1864; account books, 1864-1913; photographs; and township plats and manuscript maps...
Dates: 1856-1926

Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road Construction Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1331
Abstract

Construction on the Kingsbury-McDonald Toll Road, which would eventually link the Carson Valley, Nevada to Placerville, California via Lake Valley (Lake Tahoe), began in late 1859 or early 1860. Collection contains 16 documents regarding the land acquisition and construction of the route.

Dates: 1860-1867