John Greenwood, a trapper and guide who came to California in 1844, established a trading post here in 1849. The gold rush town of Greenwood boasted a theater, four hotels, 14 stores, a brewery, and four saloons. Among its illustrious citizens was John A. Stone, California songwriter, who was buried here in 1863.
Registration Date: 11/1/1954
County: El Dorado
SW corner of the intersection of State Hwy 193 and Greenwood St, Greenwood
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