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Woodland in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Gable Mansion

 
 
Gable Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 5, 2014
1. Gable Mansion Marker
Updated marker placed at its new location.
Inscription. The Gable Mansion is an outstanding example of 19th Century Victorian Italianate architecture, one of the last of its style, size, and proportion in California. This structure was built in 1885 for Amos and Harvey Gable, pioneer Yolo County ranchers.
 
Erected 1974 by The State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Gable Family and Robert L. McWhirk, June 1, 1974. (Marker Number 864.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.343′ N, 121° 46.367′ W. Marker is in Woodland, California, in Yolo County. Click for map. Site is located at the Southeast corner of First and Cross Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 659 First Street, Woodland CA 95695, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Byron Jackson’s First Machine Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hesperian College 1861-1896 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woodland's First Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Main and Second Street 1920’s (approx. 0.4 miles away); Yolo County Savings Bank
Gable Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
2. Gable Mansion Marker
The marker was originally located on the front porch.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Woodland Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Woodland begins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodland.
 
More about this marker. This is a private residence. Please respect the owners privacy. The gardens are periodically opened for special events such as the Woodland Library Rose Club’s Rose Garden and Home Tour.
 
Regarding Gable Mansion. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 864 on September 13, 1973.
 
Also see . . .
1. Yolo County Archives: Biography of Amos Gable by Tom Gregory - 1913. (Submitted on April 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Yolo County Archives: Biography of Harvey Gable by Tom Gregory - 1913. (Submitted on April 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Gable Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 18, 2009
3. Gable Mansion Marker
Marker is located on the porch of this private residence.
Woodland Heritage Home Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
4. Woodland Heritage Home Plaque
1885
Historic Preservation Commission-1989
Gable Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
5. Gable Mansion
Looking Southeast
Gazebo and Garden image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
6. Gazebo and Garden
Sculpture Near Gazebo image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
7. Sculpture Near Gazebo
Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
8. Carriage House
Gable Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
9. Gable Mansion
Looking Southwest
Gable Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, April 20, 2009
10. Gable Mansion
Gable Mansion Paver image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 5, 2014
11. Gable Mansion Paver
Gable
Mansion
1885
Gable Mansion Paver image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 5, 2014
12. Gable Mansion Paver
The Barrow Family
Jeffrey Barrow • Star Barrow
Kymberlee Barrow • Holidae Barrow
1997 to Present
Gable Mansion Paver image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 5, 2014
13. Gable Mansion Paver
Robert L. McWhirk
1973 to 1977
Gable Mansion Paver image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 5, 2014
14. Gable Mansion Paver
The Gable Family
Amos Gable • Mary Gable • Harvey Gable
Hayes Gable • Gertrude Gable • Myrtle Gable
A. Wilma Gable
1885 to 1973
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,645 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   11, 12, 13, 14. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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