|Location||Main St. at Birds Way, Angels Camp, California|
|NRHP reference #||72000220|
|Added to NRHP||March 24, 1972|
The Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, was the hotel where the author Mark Twain heard a story that he would later turn into his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County".
The hotel was originally a canvas tent erected by C. C. Lake in 1851, and replaced by a one-story wooden structure. It was rebuilt with stone in 1855, and a second story was added in 1857.
The building, no longer operated as a hotel, is registered as California Historical Landmark #734. It was also listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is currently an apartment complex.
- Historic preservation
- History of the National Register of Historic Places
- United States National Register of Historic Places listings
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