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Address: Placerville, CA 95667

Placerville's fire alarm in 1856.

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Beautiful Historic Bell Tower

Historic Bell Tower located in the middle of historic Placerville. They have it decorated with hanging flower baskets.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
San Marcos, California
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San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic Bell Tower located in the middle of historic Placerville. They have it decorated with hanging flower baskets.

Thank csarchibald
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you come to Placerville you can't miss it. It's not particularly impressive but every Wednesday evening it's the home to a small but nice farmers market. It also comes alive during the events held on Main street. During Brewfest it's made to look like a giant beer mug and it's strung with lights for the holidays. It's cool but... More 

Thank Michael K
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went to the Farmers Market which is held in the Bell Tower area on Wednesdays during the summer. It is on Wednesdays 5 pm till dusk. There were a variety of fruit, vegetable, food, and flower vendors.

Thank mini
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I invited everyone how stay close to visit the town it worth it. I really love this small charming town, their street and people were amazing.

Thank Beatriz D
Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Cool part of Placerville's history. Located in the center of main street, it has been seen in many photo's of Placerville, both current and in the past.

Thank Pam Z
Monterey Peninsula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Lower end of town and many places to see besides the Bell Tower. Worth your time to stop in Placerville!

Thank Caroline S
Florida, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

The Bell Tower is on Main Street. It is very visible, which makes it a good place to meet up with others in your party if they have different shopping interests. Just a couple of warnings: cars do drive all the way around the base of the Bell Tower, so be careful if you try to walk under it. Also,... More 

Thank NobodyNobodyAtAll
Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Great place to start for a visit to Placerville. There is a large parking garage tucked discreetly out of the way near the Bell Tower. Walk along the Old Town section of Main Street both East and West from the Bell Tower. Lots of restaurants, unique local business and the oldest hardware store west of the Mississippi. Ask to see... More 

1 Thank Wendy C
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

What a quaint lovely little area. I had never been to Placerville. I had a couple of hours downtown and found it to be charming. Easy to get around, a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Some beautiful local art work in one of the shops ( sorry I cannot remember the name) but its across the street from the... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

When in Placerville, check out the Bell Tower. You can see this in historic pictures all over town. There is so much history in Placerville. It's definitely worth a trip. While you're here you can also visit Apple Hill. Great place to take the family.

Thank big2dan

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