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Hood River in Hood River County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

DeWitt Motors

1920

 

—City of Hood River Downtown Historic District —

 
DeWitt Motors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. DeWitt Motors Marker
Inscription. Harry DeWitt built this new automobile garage in 1920 when the demand for new cars and service was high in Hood River. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, the garage was divided and used as the Greyhound Bus Station, a service garage, and a grocery store. In 1996, the original transom windows were uncovered and restored.
 
Erected by Hilo Main Street Program.
 
Location. 45° 42.527′ N, 121° 30.717′ W. Marker is in Hood River, Oregon, in Hood River County. Marker is on Oak Street (U.S. 30) near 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Oak Street, Hood River OR 97031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Eliot Building (a few steps from this marker); Sproat Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mount Hood Hotel Annex (within shouting distance of this marker); The Blowers Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brosius Building (within shouting distance
DeWitt Motors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. DeWitt Motors Marker
of this marker); Hood River City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hood River.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
DeWitt Motors Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
3. DeWitt Motors Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 92 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on January 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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