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Sierra City in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Minerís Hotel

 
 
Minerís Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
1. Minerís Hotel Marker
Inscription. John G. Rose, Sr. built this hotel in 1886 and owned it until 1919. His son John then became proprietor until the middle of 1920s. The hotel was also known as the Capital Hotel and the Rose Hotel. Ernest Innes bought it and changed its name to the Sierra Butts Inn. One reported gun fight marred the reputation of this fine hotel. It occurred at the hotel bar between a patron and the bartender over a $2.00 loan. Both men were wounded but survived.
 
Erected 1992 by Major William Downie Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.928′ N, 120° 38.169′ W. Marker is in Sierra City, California, in Sierra County. Marker is at the intersection of Golden Chain Highway (State Highway 49) and Hayes Road, on the right when traveling north on Golden Chain Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 California 49, Sierra City CA 96125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Busch & Heringlake Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Here Today – Gone Tomorrow
Minerís Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
2. Minerís Hotel and Marker
The marker is visible at the far left of the front of the building.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Howard Ranch and Inn 1865 (approx. 4.3 miles away); Crossing the Summit - Weather or Not (approx. 8.6 miles away); Cornish Ranch House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Downieville Cemetery (approx. 10.1 miles away); Downieville Foundry (approx. 10.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sierra City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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