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Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Livery Stable

 
 
The Livery Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2011
1. The Livery Stable Marker
Inscription. This was one of three livery stables in Upper Lake in the 1880's. As far back as 1870, Upper Lake was the terminus of both the Cloverdale and Clearlake stage lines, bringing tourists to the famous mineral waters of Witter Springs, Saratoga Springs and the Blue Lake resorts.

Before Highway 20 went through in the late 1920's, the Bartlett Springs-Colusa Road connected Lake County to the Sacramento Valley. Highway 20 was originally called the Tahoe-Ukiah Route.

Because of the terrain, old photos of stage coaches in Lake County usually show six horse teams rather than four horse teams of neighboring areas.
 
Location. 39° 9.88′ N, 122° 54.643′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and First Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. League's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker); The IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tallman Hotel
Close up of photo on marker, with the stable in the background image. Click for full size.
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2. Close up of photo on marker, with the stable in the background
(within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Match Lumber Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Lee Hammond Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bloody Island (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Lake.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
The Livery Stable - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2011
3. The Livery Stable - wide view
The Livery Stable and Blue Wing Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2011
4. The Livery Stable and Blue Wing Saloon
The Livery Stable marker is visible here, mounted to the First Street side of the building, at the corner.

The Blue Wing Saloon was torn down during the 1920's, but was reconstructed again after 2003.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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