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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Wells Fargo Building

 
 
Old Wells Fargo Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
1. Old Wells Fargo Building Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Old Wells Fargo Building
1853
Dedicated to the Pioneers of California
By Hydraulic Parlor No. 56 N.S.G.W.
July 5, 1926

 
Erected 1926 by Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Co., S.F., Cal.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 15.78′ N, 121° 1.003′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Main Street near Commercial Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 Main Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Original Ott Assay Office (here, next to this marker); South Yuba Canal Office (a few steps from this marker); Five Stamp Mill (a few steps from this marker); Pelton Water Wheel (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Marsh House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Nevada City.
 
More about this marker.
Old Wells Fargo Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
2. Old Wells Fargo Building Marker
Marker is located in Robinson Plaza behind the South Yuba Canal Building which now houses the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and Lotus Mountain, a retail store.
 
Also see . . .
1. The History of Wells Fargo. Today’s Wells Fargo Bank details the history of Wells Fargo & Company through a short video with numerous historical photos. (Submitted on February 15, 2011.) 

2. History of Wells Fargo Express Company. In 1852, Henry Wells and William Fargo founded Wells Fargo & Company to provide banking and express service to western mining towns and communities. The first banking and express office opened San Francisco, and Wells Fargo’s agents soon moved into mining camps and settlements. (Submitted on February 15, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
South Yuba Canal Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
3. South Yuba Canal Building
Marker is located off photo to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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