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La Grange in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Old Barn – First Adobe Building

 
 
The Old Barn – First Adobe Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
1. The Old Barn – First Adobe Building Marker
Inscription.
First adobe building
in La Grange
Built prior to 1850
Used for post office and later
stables for horses that
brought freight in from Waterford.

 
Erected 1976 by Stanislaus County Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 37° 39.828′ N, 120° 27.614′ W. Marker is in La Grange, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on Yosemite Boulevard (State Highway 132), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker and barn are located at the La Grange Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30173 Yosemite Boulevard, La Grange CA 95329, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Jail (a few steps from this marker); The Trading Post (a few steps from this marker); La Grange (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named La Grange (a few steps from this marker); Saint Louis Mission (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Grange Saloon (about 700 feet away); The Old La Grange Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaFayette Historical Lodge #65 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Grange.
 
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The Old Barn – First Adobe Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
2. The Old Barn – First Adobe Building and Marker
The marker is mounted above the doors to the Old Barn.
The Old Barn – First Adobe Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
3. The Old Barn – First Adobe Building
West Side View of the Old Barn – First Adobe Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
4. West Side View of the Old Barn – First Adobe Building
The side walls of the barn clearly show the adobe brick construction material.
Aermotor Windmill image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2016
5. Aermotor Windmill
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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