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Weaverville in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Weaverville Fire Station

 
 
Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2012
1. Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker
Inscription. This building, with its rammed earth wall was constructed by early Chinese settlers.

On January 17, 1910, it was purchased by the Weaverville Fire District and was their fire station until 1949.

In 1979, the local fire district, with funding from the California Department of Parks and Recreation and the local Rotary Club, built a protective structure to preserve the rammed earth walls.
 
Erected 1980 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Grand Parlor.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 43.948′ N, 122° 56.416′ W. Marker is in Weaverville, California, in Trinity County. Marker is on Main Street (California Route 3 / 229). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 Main Street, Weaverville CA 96093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cameron Building Site (here, next to this marker); Weaverville Chinatown (a few steps from this marker); E Clampus Vitus 1855 & 1962 (a few steps from this marker); Weaverville / Mountain Charlie (within shouting distance
Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2012
2. Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker
of this marker); Pacific Brewery (within shouting distance of this marker); Won Lim Miao (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joss House (about 300 feet away); New York Hotel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weaverville.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansNotable Buildings
 
Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 2, 2012
3. Old Weaverville Fire Station Marker
Chinese Rammed Earth Wall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 19, 2008
4. Chinese Rammed Earth Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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