Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Pioneer Store
—Historic Trail Site #3 —
National Register Historic District
This Brick Building was constructed in 1859 as a general store for J.V. Diller, who became Redwood City's first mayor in 1867. From 1875 until 1911, P.P. Chamberlain (County Treasurer 1882-1925) operated a Wells Fargo Agency from the store, which also served as county's treasurer's office.
Erected 1990 by Historic Resources Advisory Committee. (Marker Number 3.)
Location. 37° 29.226′ N, 122° 13.594′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Main Street near Broadway Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 726 Main Street, Redwood City CA 94063, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diller-Chamberlain Gen. Store/American Hotel-American House/Sequoia Hotel/Bank of San Mateo County (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Embarcadero Turning Basin Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alhambra Theater (about 400 feet away); Former Site of Sequoia High School Sequoia Union High School (about 800 feet away); New Sequoia/Fox Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Redwood City War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Redwood City.
Also see . . .
1. Path of History. Redwood City's plans of creating a walking tour of the historical buildings in town along with markers displaying a photo and detailing the building's contribution to Redwood City's history. (Submitted on December 14, 2009.)
2. Pioneer Store. A 1901 photo of the Pioneer Store (Submitted on December 14, 2009.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
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