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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Brick Building

 
 
First Brick Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
1. First Brick Building Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1853
First Brick Building
Erected in this city
Dedicated
To the memory of the pioneers of
Nevada City

 
Erected 1932 by Laurel Parlor No. 6, Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 39° 15.822′ N, 121° 1.087′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Church Street north of North Pine Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is across the street from the Nevada County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Church Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Searls Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Brick Gothic Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada City Public Library
First Brick Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
2. First Brick Building Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Masonry in the Gold County (within shouting distance of this marker); North Pine & Commercial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (about 300 feet away); Saint Canice Catholic Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
Regarding First Brick Building. Research finds that The Independent Order of Oddfellows claim that a Lodge built on Broad Street and lost in the great fire of 1856 was the first brick building in the county so only experts and history know which one is the true “first brick building.”
 
First Brick Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
3. First Brick Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
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Dec. 2, 2020