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

Kohler Building

 
 
Kohler Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
1. Kohler Building Marker
Inscription. Built by Henry Kohler, pioneer merchant and miner born in Germany in 1825, he came to Washington from Indiana in 1854. He mined until 1881 when he opened a general merchandise store to supply groceries, hardware and miners supplies to the area.
 
Erected 1987 by E Clampus Vitus, Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart, Chapter No. 10.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 21.557′ N, 120° 48.002′ W. Marker is in Washington, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Washinton Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The Kohler Building and marker are located next to the Washington Hotel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15454 Washington Road, Washington CA 95986, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington (a few steps from this marker); Brimskill Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Elementary School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington (about 600 feet away); Ormonde
The Kohler Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 19, 2010
2. The Kohler Building
The maker is located on the far left front of the building.
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Emigrant Trail to Nevada City (approx. 3 miles away); The History of This Area (approx. 3 miles away); Alpha and Omega (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
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Kohler Building, side. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 19, 2010
3. Kohler Building, side.
Kohler Building, back. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 19, 2010
4. Kohler Building, back.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 319 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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