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Old Napa Register Building, 1905

 
 
Old Napa Register Building, 1905 Marker - left plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 22, 2020
1. Old Napa Register Building, 1905 Marker - left plaque
Inscription.  This property has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.

This building was designed by Napa's leading architect of the time, Luther M. Turton. The structure was built for use by the Napa Register, the City's oldest newspaper in continuous operation.

Built in 1905, this building was the first home of the NAPA REGISTER. The historic building survived the Great Earthquake of 1906 and the 2000 Yountville Earthquake. Following the Napa Earthquake of 2014, the building was purchased and restored by the grapegrower BECKSTOFFER FAMILY.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 38° 17.912′ N, 122° 17.225′ W. Marker is in Napa, California, in Napa County. Marker is at the intersection of Coombs Street and Coombs Street, on the left when traveling north on Coombs Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Coombs Street, Napa CA 94559, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Native Sons Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mural #2 - Napa Early in the 20th Century

Old Napa Register Building, 1905 Marker - right plaque image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 22, 2020
2. Old Napa Register Building, 1905 Marker - right plaque
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Napa - Birthplace of the Loudspeaker and the Magnavox Corp. (about 400 feet away); Napa Courthouse Flag Staff (about 500 feet away); Winship Building 1888 (about 600 feet away); Semorile Building (about 600 feet away); Oberon Saloon (about 600 feet away); Fremont's Crossing (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napa.
 
Also see . . .  NRHP Nomination form for the Old Napa Register Building. (Submitted on July 23, 2020.)
 
Old Napa Register Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 22, 2020
3. Old Napa Register Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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