Placerville, formally know as Old Hangtown, was once the 3rd largest city in California and earned its name from the numerous vigilante hangings in the 1800’s. The lack of organized law in the area, and high crime rate, saw the citizens to take the law into their own towns.
Journalist and historian Stanley W Morris chose the letter H for ‘history’. The performance was done in front of a small audience at the Placerville Historical Museum; a valuable historical resource to the community with a research facility, a permanent collection of exhibits, and ongoing educational programs. The museum is Read more [...]
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