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Lakeview in Lake County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Wilcox Building

 
 
Wilcox Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 21, 2020
1. Wilcox Building Marker
Inscription.  Original building was constructed in 1901 on a site formerly occupied by the Hopkins Hotel which burned in the fire of 1900.
At some later date the building was extended to the west property line.
The main building housed the First National Bank of Portland (later First National Bank of Oregon).
January 1960 through 1971, it housed the Lakeview Federal Savings and Loan.
The upper story has been used as offices & residential space. Lower floors has been occupied by various small businesses. This building remains as one of the outstanding business structures in downtown Lakeview.
 
Erected 1993 by Lake County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 42° 11.38′ N, 120° 20.702′ W. Marker is in Lakeview, Oregon, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of North E Street and Center Street, on the left when traveling north on North E Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeview OR 97630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heryford Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
Wilcox Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 21, 2020
2. Wilcox Building and Marker
Marker is visible mounted on the front of the building.
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Lake County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Odd Fellows Bldg. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balloon Bomb (about 300 feet away); Favell-Utley Building (about 400 feet away); Post & King Building (about 400 feet away); Oregon Outback Scenic Byway (about 400 feet away); Lake County Historical Museum (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeview.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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