Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Auburn Post Office
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1888.
Location. 38° 53.742′ N, 121° 4.696′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lincoln Way and Sacramento Street. Marker is mounted on the Post Office Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1583 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Gomez Cigar Factory (a few steps from this marker); The Tsuda Grocery (a few steps from this marker); American Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Wells Fargo Express Office 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Placer County BankHistorical Auburn Fire House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bosse-Morgan Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Feldberg L. Newman, Clothing (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Highway 49: Old Auburn History. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Central Pac. Railroad Photo History Museum Postal Hist. of the First Transc Railroad. Auburn is located on the Route of the Central Pacific Railroad (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
1. The James Block
The block on which the Post Office is located is known as the James Block. It dates back to Auburn's earliest days and is built over a branch of the Auburn Ravine. The Wells Fargo Express Co. was located at the west end of the block. The Post Office, known as Station A, is the oldest post office in California still in its original building. Inside are the original old post office boxes and the counter which are still in use.
— Submitted October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,827 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.