“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Colusa in Colusa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

U. W. Brown House - Circa 1867

U. W. Brown House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Loren Wilson, April 21, 2018
1. U. W. Brown House Marker
Inscription.  The property upon which this house sits has been owned by several notable California pioneers including John Bidwell and Charles D. Semple. It is unknown who built this house and exactly when. It is known however that the first resident of the house was Stewart Harris, the first mayor of Colusa. Upon his death in 1891, it passed to his wife Eliza and then to their adopted daughter Emma Lovelace who had married Uriah Waverly Brown in 1889. U.W. Brown neither built nor ever owned the house that has come to bear his name. U.W. lived here for over 60 years and was recognized as the leading attorney in Colusa County. A member of E Clampus Vitus, he died here in 1952 at the age of 92.
Erected 2018 by Sam Brannan Chapter #1004, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 39° 12.854′ N, 122° 0.792′ W. Marker is in Colusa, California, in Colusa County. Marker is on Jay Street west
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of 9th Street. The house property is on the northwest corner of Jay and 9th Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 843 Jay Street, Colusa CA 95932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge H. M. Albery House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Chinatown District--Circa 1890 (about 800 feet away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Will Semple Green House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adelade M. Ryerson House--1906 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colusa County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); I.O.O.F. Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colusa.
U. W. Brown House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Loren Wilson, April 22, 2018
2. U. W. Brown House and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2018, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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