Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling
Erected 1972 by Chief Truckee Chapter 3691, E Clampus Vitus August 12, 1972. Rededicated July 4, 1981.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 39° 19.742′ N, 120° 11.073′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Jibboom Street, on the right when traveling south on Bridge Street. Marker is mounted on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10070 Bridge Street, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (within shouting distance of this marker); First Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); C.P.R.R. Truckee Round House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Dehone Judah (about 600 feet away); First Transcontinental Railroad - Truckee (about 600 feet away); Jax Truckee Diner (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
1. From the Historic Truckee Walking Tour Brochure:
This building is on the location of Truckee’s first building; Gray’s Station. The current stone building was constructed around 1911 and served as a carriage house and blacksmith shop.
— Submitted October 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,310 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.