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Dutch Flat in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Adobe Store Building

 
 
Adobe Store Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 23, 2010
1. Adobe Store Building Marker
Inscription.  Built by Chinese in 1870's.
Instead of bricks they used a solid wall type construction.
 
Erected by Placer County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 12.188′ N, 120° 50.238′ W. Marker is in Dutch Flat, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Stockton Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Stockton Road, Dutch Flat CA 95714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dutch Flat (approx. ¼ mile away); Hydraulic Mining (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chinese Railroad Workers (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gold Run (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Stevens Trail (approx. 6.7 miles away); Iowa Hill (approx. 6.8 miles away); Cape Horn Promontory (approx. 6.9 miles away); Truckee Trail - Forks Right & Left (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
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This building was built using the Chinese rammed-earth method of construction. While built by the Chinese, they to do not appear to have used it. The building was used as a warehouse.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another building using this rammed-earth method of constuction used by Chinese in the Gold County
 
Also see . . .  Dutch Flat on Wikipedia. Includes information on Chinese residents. Also includes historic photos. (Submitted on July 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Adobe Store Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 23, 2010
2. Adobe Store Building
The marker is visible in the shadows under the eves of the roofing.
Adobe Store Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 23, 2010
3. Adobe Store Building
Adobe Store Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 23, 2010
4. Adobe Store Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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