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Farmington in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Farmington Odd Fellows Lodge #296

 
 
Farmington Odd Fellows Lodge #296 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 20, 2009
1. Farmington Odd Fellows Lodge #296 Marker
Inscription. Built in 1881, the building was bought by the newly instituted Lodge on July 11, 1882. The upstairs has served continuously as a meeting hall since then.
Dedicated on October 8, 1994
Tuleburgh Chapter #69, E Clampus Vitus
 
Erected 1994 by Tuleburgh Chapter #69, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Location. 37° 55.793′ N, 121° 0.008′ W. Marker is in Farmington, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Escalon Ballota Road and Highway 4, on the right when traveling north on South Escalon Ballota Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25520 East Highway 4, Farmington CA 95230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Milton Masonic Hall (approx. 10.7 miles away); Langworth (approx. 13.4 miles away); Jenny Lind (approx. 13.4 miles away); Riverbank Historical Museum (approx. 13.8 miles away); Oakdale Railroad Depot (approx. 14.1 miles away); Ripon World War II Memorial (approx. 14.9 miles away); New Hope – 1846 (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the wall of the west side of the building.
 
Regarding Farmington Odd Fellows Lodge #296.
The Farmington General Store (Constructed 1881) Photo, Click for full size
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 7, 2009
2. The Farmington General Store (Constructed 1881)
The marker is on the west side - just a small portion of it is visible behind the stop sign on the right hand side of the picture.
An Illustrated history of San Joaquin County, California : containing a history of San Joaquin County from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time... indicates that the building cost of $2,500, and that at the time of writing (1890), the lower floor was used as a dance hall. The building currently houses a general store.
 
Also see . . .  An Illustrated history of San Joaquin County, California. An 1890 history of the various towns and places in San Joaquin County, including Farmington. (Submitted on March 4, 2009.) 
 
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