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Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Old Post Office

 
 
The Old Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, April 25, 2015
1. The Old Post Office Marker
Inscription.
This building is known as The Old Post Office. It was built in 1914 by the United States Government as the Grass Valley Post Office. From 1914 until 1984 the Post Office functioned form mail, package and gold shipments from the many mines in the area. After the Post Office moved to East Main Street, the building operated as an Insurance Agency in the 1980's and as professional offices since October 1989.


The present tenants are: Law offices of Shine Compton, APC, Law offices of P. Scott Browne, Accounting offices of Connie Stone, CPA, Law offices of Curtis & Vander Ploeg, Law offices of Maralee Nelder, Law offices of Marsha Burch, Accounting offices of Michael Rath, EA, and Gold Country Court Reporters.

Dedicated April 25, 2015

Grand Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West
Grand President Timothy L. Tullius

Quartz Parlor #58, NSGW
Terry McMahan, President

In memory of Nevada County, Pioneers
United States Senator Aaron Augustus Sargent
(1873-1879)
and
United States Senator William Morris Stewart
(1865-1875 and 1887-1905)

 
Erected 2015. (Marker Number GPY 138-05.)
 
Location. 39° 13.094′ N, 121° 3.711′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley
The Old Post Office Marker Dedication image. Click for full size.
By Rose Twyman, April 25, 2015
2. The Old Post Office Marker Dedication
, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Auburn Street and Bank Street, on the right when traveling north on S. Auburn Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 S. Auburn Street, Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Stamp Mill from the Red Ledge Mine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grass Valley Hardware (about 400 feet away); Loutzenheiser Pharmacy Building (about 400 feet away); Williams Stationery Store (about 400 feet away); Washington Brewery (about 400 feet away); The Alpha Building (about 500 feet away); Madison Lodge No. 23 F. & A.M. (about 500 feet away); Chinatown, Grass Valley (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Grass Valley.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
NSGW Grand President Timothy L. Tullius image. Click for full size.
By Rose Twyman, April 25, 2015
3. NSGW Grand President Timothy L. Tullius
with the newly dedicated plaque.
 
 
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