From Hwy 49, East on County Road 81 (Spanish St.), immediate left turn after Claypiper Theatre; .15 mile; entrance on right
Manuel King (c. 1829-1864) One of more than 100 persons out of 170 who were killed or missing in the explosion of the steamboat "Washoe" in Rio Vista.Peter McCabe(1833-1863 Native of Co. Monaghan, Ireland. Killed in a wagon accident on the road between and Ione.
"How strange oh God that reigns on high That I should come so far to die; And leave my friends where I was bred~ To lay my bones with strangers died.
But I have hopes when I arrise~ To dwell with them in yonder skies."
Information, photographs courtesy of the Amador County Archives, The Historical Marker Database, and the Chronicling America Database