Yreka in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Location. 41° 43.978′ N, 122° 38.106′ W. Marker is in Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on North Main Street north of North Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yreka CA 96097, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Yreka Inn / Site of Dr. Daniel Ream Ranch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Riddle Building (about 500 feet away); Nicholas T. Delean Building (about 500 feet away); 200, 202 W. Miner St. (about 500 feet away); 204 W. Miner St. (about 600 feet away); The Greathouse/DeWitt Building (about 600 feet away); Jennie B. Nichols Building (about 600 feet away); I.O.O.F. Building (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Yreka.
Regarding Gas Works. The History of Siskiyou County, California Illustrated with Views of Residences ... (D.J. Stewart & Co., 1881) notes: "A gas franchise was granted April 28, 1858 to Samuel P. Fair and others, which was forfeited, and April 28, 1859 another was granted to the Yreka Gas Works, consisting of
Also see . . . Yreka Committee for Historic Preservation, Inc. - Projects. In 2012 the Yreka Committee for Historic Preservation restored and re-installed several Old Monterey-style historical markers that were originally installed in Yreka in the late 1940s or early 1950s, including this one. Includes photos of the markers prior to their restoration. (Note: this is not a direct link - click on the Projects Page link.) (Submitted on January 27, 2013.)
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