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Colfax in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Brick Building in Colfax

Erected 1865

 
 
First Brick Building in Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. First Brick Building in Colfax Marker
Inscription.
By
R.S. Egbert & Wm. Wallace
of Illinoistown
as a General Merchandise Store

Present Owners:
David & Margaret Marson

 
Erected 1997 by Placer County & Colfax Area Historical Societies.
 
Location. 39° 6.035′ N, 120° 57.206′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Grass Valley Street on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leopold & Josephine Lobner (a few steps from this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51 (within shouting distance of this marker); John Butler, Druggist (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railhead Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert G. Fowler - Colfax (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Keck, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  First brick building withstands devastation. Article from the Colfax Record. (Submitted on August 23, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
First Brick Building in Colfax image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. First Brick Building in Colfax
Marker on the left.
2 North Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. 2 North Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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