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Templeton in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Museum Property / Horstman House

 
 
Museum Property / Horstman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
1. Museum Property / Horstman House Marker
Inscription.
Museum Property
Formerly the site of a plumbing shop and lumber yard, the museum property was donated to the Templeton Historical Museum Society by Al and Carla Willholt in 1988

Horstman House
Built circa 1920 at the corner of Sixth and Main streets, the Albert R. Horstman house was donated to the Templeton Historical Museum Society by the First Presbyterian Church of Templeton in 1994.
 
Erected by Templeton Historical Museum Society.
 
Location. 35° 33.019′ N, 120° 42.259′ W. Marker is in Templeton, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker can be reached from Main Street south of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the left side of the porch alcove at the entrance to the museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Main Street, Templeton CA 93465, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Templeton Carriage Works (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethel Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church
Museum Property / Horstman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
2. Museum Property / Horstman House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Chumash and Salinan Nations Village Site (approx. 4.6 miles away); Carlton Hotel (approx. 4.6 miles away); Atascadero Administration Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); Sunken Gardens (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Templeton.
 
Regarding Museum Property / Horstman House. The museum officially opened to the public on October 18, 1998, and, staffed by volunteers, it is open Friday through Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
 
Also see . . .  The Templeton Historical Society Museum. The Society’s website giving the history of the society with links to Templeton history, photos and additional information. (Submitted on December 1, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Museum Property / Horstman House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
3. Museum Property / Horstman House
Museum Property / Horstman House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
4. Museum Property / Horstman House
The Templeton Train Depot image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
5. The Templeton Train Depot
The depot building is located on the grounds of the Museum

A part of Templeton's history was preserved with the refurbishing of an old railroad building that dated back to when Templeton was at the end of the railroad line. The historic 25' x 51' building was part of the train station complex that was built in the 1880s.
Templeton image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 27, 2010
6. Templeton
San Francisco - 210 Miles
Los Angeles - 225 Miles
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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