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Hotel Waucoma

1904

— City of Hood River Downtown Historic District —

 
 
Hotel Waucoma Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. Hotel Waucoma Marker
Inscription.  Designed by The Dalles architect C.J. Crandall in 1904, the Hotel Waucoma was one of the earliest brick buildings constructed in downtown Hood River. Built for $14,000, the new hotel boasted of 27 guest rooms equipped with steam heat, porcelain bathtubs and a call bell system. The name was changed to the Hotel Oregon in 1909, after an addition was completed that expanded the number of guest rooms to nearly one hundred.. The two-story veranda that originally graced the exterior of the hotel was removed in 1911 when concrete sidewalks were poured. The hotel was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.
 
Erected by City of Hood River Review Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 45° 42.57′ N, 121° 30.748′ W. Marker is in Hood River, Oregon, in Hood River County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and Cascade Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 2nd Street, Hood River OR 97031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within walking distance of this marker. Hood River Garage (a few steps from this marker); The Brosius Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eliot Building (within shouting distance of this marker); LaFrance Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hall Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); OWR & N Company Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away); Hood River Banking & Trust Company (about 300 feet away); DeWitt Motors (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hood River.
 
Hotel Waucoma and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. Hotel Waucoma and Marker
The marker is to the right of the corner entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 180 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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