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Capital Hotel, Est. 1869

Woodland, California

 
 
Capital Hotel, Est. 1869 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 9, 2020
1. Capital Hotel, Est. 1869 Marker
Inscription.  This commercial Italianate brick building was designed and built by Michael O'Connell for A.S. House. It is the oldest existing commercial building in Woodland and was Woodland's first hotel. Originally called the Planter House and later renamed The Capital Hotel in 1871 its 54 rooms opened for lodgers in early 1869. Renovations were made to the original structure in both 1879 and 1902. Pilot Properties began a major rehabilitation of the building in 2007, including a seismic retrofit and expansion that has given the Capital Hotel new life as a mixed use complex including a restaurant, offices and residential units.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 40.661′ N, 121° 46.384′ W. Marker is in Woodland, California, in Yolo County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Main Street, Woodland CA 95695, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodland's First Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodland begins
Capital Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 9, 2020
2. Capital Hotel and Marker
The marker is visible here mounted to the First Street side of the building (i.e. to the left of the stoplight).
(within shouting distance of this marker); Corner Drug Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); China Town begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Main and Second Street 1920’s (within shouting distance of this marker); The Woodland Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original railroad (about 400 feet away); Yolo County Savings Bank (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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