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Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bransford & McIntyre Store

 
 
Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
1. Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker
Inscription.  McIntyre & Co.’s General Store was on this site in the mid 1870’s. The building was burned in 1881 but was immediately replace with the brick building that is standing today. By 1883 the new general store included the telegraph & Wells Fargo Express. The building is built like a fortress complete with steel shuttered doors and windows.
 
Erected 2005 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & Vigilante Chapter No. 1911.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 40° 8.382′ N, 120° 57.068′ W. Marker is in Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Cresent Street (California Highway 89), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville CA 95947, 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. Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse
Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
2. Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peter Lassen (approx. 3.9 miles away); Seneca (approx. 7.3 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 7.3 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away); Taylorville General Store (approx. 7.4 miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Regarding Bransford & McIntyre Store. Mclntyre and Co's general store was on this site in the mid-1870's. After Joseph S. Hall bought it, he added a soda bottling works in the back of the frame building. The building burned in 1881 but was immediately replaced with the brick building that is standing today. By 1883 the new general store, run by Bransford and A. D. Mclntyre, included the telegraph and Wells Fargo Express (note the mural on the side of the building). J. R. Murray became the next owner in 1890. In the following decade the building was used as a warehouse, furniture store, temporary bank, pool and card room, restaurant and tavern. The building is built like a fortress complete with steel-shuttered
Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
3. Bransford & McIntyre Store Marker
doors and windows.

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Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part A image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
4. Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part A
Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part B image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
5. Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part B
Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part C image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
6. Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part C
Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part D image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
7. Bransford & McIntyre Store Mural, part D
Vintage Postcard of Downtown Greenville. image. Click for full size.
8. Vintage Postcard of Downtown Greenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 22, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   8. submitted on August 7, 2021, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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