What makes Main Street in Placerville so attractive for people to watch people? Is it the Belltower? People walking in and out of various businesses? The clothing attire of people, depending on the season? All of the above, and more. From the 1800s to today, Main Street is the street to watch people from all walks of life. Whether watching someone propose at the Belltower or enter and exit the busy courthouse, Main Street is the hot spot for free entertainment that comes from people watching.