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Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Vance Hotel

Eureka Historic Landmark

 
 
Vance Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
1. Vance Hotel Marker
Inscription.  
-1874/1902-
Vance Hotel
Second Empire/Italianate Architecture

Built for lumber pioneer John Vance; A first
class hotel to 1950's; First commercial building
with electric lights

Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with
property owners Rob & Cherie Arkley and Kurt & Kim Kramer,
Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society

 
Erected by Eureka Main Street, Eureka Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 48.273′ N, 124° 9.97′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on 2nd Street west of G Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 2nd Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oberon (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Vance Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); August Palmtag Building (within
Vance Hotel Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
2. Vance Hotel Marker - wide view
shouting distance of this marker); Buhne Building (within shouting distance of this marker); D. C. McDonald Building (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Lowenthal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Italianate Architecture (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weaver Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
 
More about this marker. The marker is not mounted to the hotel itself, but rather to the storefront of 511 2nd Street, which is a couple of doors down the street from the hotel entrance.
 
Vance Hotel Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 6, 2012
3. Vance Hotel Marker - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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