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

First Brick Building in Colfax

Erected 1865

 
 
First Brick Building in Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. First Brick Building in Colfax Marker
Inscription.  
By
R.S. Egbert & Wm. Wallace
of Illinoistown
as a General Merchandise Store

Present Owners:
David & Margaret Marson

 
Erected 1997 by Placer County & Colfax Area Historical Societies.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 6.035′ N, 120° 57.206′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Grass Valley Street on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 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. Leopold & Josephine Lobner (a few steps from this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51 (within shouting distance of this marker); John Butler, Druggist (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railhead Saloon
First Brick Building in Colfax image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. First Brick Building in Colfax
Marker on the left.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Robert G. Fowler - Colfax (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Keck, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  Colfax Historical markers. Walking Tour PDF (Submitted on September 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
2 North Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. 2 North Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 25, 2021