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Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Wells Fargo and Company

 
 
Wells Fargo and Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 20, 2010
1. Wells Fargo and Company Marker
Inscription.  
Early day assay office
and home of
Wells Fargo and Co.
1860

 
Erected 1932 by Fern Parlor No. 123, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 40.584′ N, 121° 10.717′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Sutter Street south of Wool Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. This building is now part of the Folsom History Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 819 Sutter Street, Folsom CA 95630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Folsom Pony Express Terminus (a few steps from this marker); Folsom History Museum (a few steps from this marker); Sacramento Valley Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Car/Carpenter Shop (1863)
Wells Fargo and Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 12, 2005
2. Wells Fargo and Company Marker
Marker is located between the center and right former entrance doors.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Turning Locomotives in Folsom (within shouting distance of this marker); Turning the Trains (within shouting distance of this marker); W.L. Perkins Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Uses on the Rail Yard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
 
Also see . . .  The Folsom History Museum. The Folsom Historical Society details the history of the area, displays historic photos and reports current exhibits. (Submitted on October 20, 2010.) 
 
Wells Fargo Building image. Click for full size.
By Fritz Vibe Enterprises, Inc., circa 1950's
3. Wells Fargo Building
Folsom, California

Note that the building seen to the left in photo #2, which now is the main building of the Folsom History Museum, is not present in this view.
In the Sidewalk in Front of the Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 20, 2010
4. In the Sidewalk in Front of the Building
Palmer & Day
Assayers
Pony Express Emblem Mounted on the Front of the Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 21, 2010
5. Pony Express Emblem Mounted on the Front of the Building
Wells Fargo and Company image. Click for full size.
By Roger Sturtevant, Photographer, March 25, 1934
6. Wells Fargo and Company
Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress.
HABS CAL,34-FOLSO,2-1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5, 6. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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