Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Pioneer Store
— Historic Trail Site #3 —
National Register Historic District
This Brick Building was constructed in 1859 as a general store for J.V. Diller, who became Redwood City's first mayor in 1867. From 1875 until 1911, P.P. Chamberlain (County Treasurer 1882-1925) operated a Wells Fargo Agency from the store, which also served as county's treasurer's office.
Erected 1990 by Historic Resources Advisory Committee. (Marker Number 3.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 37° 29.226′ N, 122° 13.594′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Main Street near Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 726 Main Street, Redwood City CA 94063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diller-Chamberlain Gen. Store/American Hotel-American House/Sequoia Hotel/Bank of San Mateo County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Path of History (within shouting distance of this marker); Eureka Corner First Fire House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Redwood City Fire Department (about 300 feet away); Embarcadero Turning Basin Site (about 300 feet away); Alhambra Theater (about 400 feet away); Former Site of Sequoia High School (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redwood City.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,046 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. 3. submitted on December 16, 2009. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.