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Sonora in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

-Yo- Semite House

 
 
-Yo- Semite House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2010
1. -Yo- Semite House Marker
Inscription.  This building first used by Fred Freund, cabinet maker, upholsterer, undertaker in 1858. Prior to the 90’s, it was known as the Yosemite Hotel – later changed to the Yo–Semite House. It has been a hotel, hardware store, general store and restored in 1973
 
Erected 1976 by Matuca Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 37° 59.161′ N, 120° 23.013′ W. Marker is in Sonora, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on North Washington Street (State Highway 49) south of West Dodge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 59 North Washington Street, Sonora CA 95370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of the Sonora Daily (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonora IOOF Lodge No. 10 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Office of The Union Democrat
-Yo- Semite House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2010
2. -Yo- Semite House Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuolumne County Albert N. Francisco Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuolumne County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Rother's Corner (about 400 feet away); A Portal of the Past (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
 
-Yo- Semite House image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 13, 2010
3. -Yo- Semite House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
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