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

John Butler, Druggist

 
 
John Butler, Druggist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. John Butler, Druggist Marker
Inscription.  
Charles Crocker, Trustee
Central Pacific Railroad
Sold on October 29, 1896 to
John Butler, Druggist
Established
Colfax Drug Store
One of the oldest pharmacies in California
Richard K. Wayland, R.PHA
1956-1997

 
Erected 1997 by Colfax Area Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1865.
 
Location. 39° 6.055′ N, 120° 57.204′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 North Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Railhead Saloon (here, next to this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51 (a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named
John Butler, Druggist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen McLendon, February 10, 2019
2. John Butler, Druggist Marker
C1900 town view of Colfax, Ca. Drug Store was center left in this print
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Jacob Keck, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Leopold & Josephine Lobner (within shouting distance of this marker); Colfax Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  Colfax Pharmacy Served Town for 125 years - Colfax Record. Newspaper article from the Colfax Record. (Submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
The former location of John Butler, Druggist image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. The former location of John Butler, Druggist
Marker on the left.
30 North Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
4. 30 North Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on February 10, 2019, by Stephen McLendon of Placerville, Calif.   3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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