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Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Buhne General Store

 
 
Buhne General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
1. Buhne General Store Marker
Inscription. —c 1858—
Buhne General Store
Greek Revival Architecture

Eureka’s Oldest Commercial Building
Captain H.H. Buhne, Proprietor

Eureka Historical Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with property owners Globe Properties: Bob, Barbara, & Robert P. Maxon, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society

 
Erected 2005 by Globe Properties, Eureka Main Street, and Eureka Heritage Society.
 
Location. 40° 48.315′ N, 124° 10.043′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and F Street, on the left when traveling east on 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 1st Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E. Janssen Building (a few steps from this marker); Weaver Building (within shouting distance of this marker); D. C. McDonald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Long Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cousins Building
Buhne General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
2. Buhne General Store Marker
Plaque is next to the flag pole.
(about 400 feet away); Italianate Architecture (about 400 feet away); J. Lowenthal Building (about 400 feet away); Eureka Business College (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
Also see . . .  Buhne's Chandlery. The Times-Standard's 2005 article as part of a "Restore and Preserve" supplement. Notes that the structure experienced numerous uses over the building's existence, as not only has it been a general store and chandlery, but also bowling alley and shooting gallery, a plumbing shop, cabinetry shop, and more recently, a gallery and a maritime museum. (Submitted on October 11, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Buhne General Store - view from south image. Click for full size.
October 6, 2012
3. Buhne General Store - view from south
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,670 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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