The Dorrington Hotel

The Dorrington Hotel – A Place Mark Twain Visited In The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range

Sign in front of the Dorrington Hotel on April 18, 2020. (Hamilton Photo).

The Dorrington Hotel was established in a town formerly known as Cold Springs Ranch, California.

The historical marker for the Dorrington Hotel is located on the white rock under the hotel’s second sign. Photograph taken April 18, 2020 (Hamilton Photo).

Mark Twain has visited the hotel grounds to drink from a springs in the rear of the hotel.

Currently the hotel has “The Lube Room Saloon” attached to it’s building nextdoor. The saloon has concerts in the backyard where Mark Twain has once drank from the springs.

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