Sportsmans Hall, California
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Sportsmans Hall (also, Sportsman's Hall) is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California. It was located 11 miles (18 km) east of Placerville and now resides in the community of Pollock Pines.
It is the site of California Registered Historical Landmark #704, which reads: "This was the site of Sportsman's Hall, also known as Twelve-Mile House, the hotel operated in the latter 1850s and 1860s by John and James Blair. A stopping place for stages and teams of the Comstock, it became a relay station of the Central Overland Pony Express. Here, at 7:40 A.M., April 4, 1860, pony rider William (Sam) Hamilton riding in from Placerville, handed the express mail to Warren Upson, who, two minutes later, sped on his way eastward."
- California State Legislature (1935). "An act to establish a Streets and Highways Code...". State of California. 1935 chapter 29, p. 275.
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 539. ISBN 9781884995149.
- "Sportsman's Hall". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
- The Pollock Pines Epic - A history of the Pollock Pines area, c 1988-2008, Marilyn Parker
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