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League's Store

 
 
League's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 5, 2012
1. League's Store Marker
Inscription.  League's Store, destroyed in the fire of 1924, housed the beginnings of both the Odd Fellows Hall and the Harriet Lee Hammond Library. The post office moved here when the library opened in 1916. The Griner Brothers eventually built and relocated their general store at this location in the 1930's.

Also destroyed in the fire of 1924 was the Justice Court of Upper Lake. Originally located on the east side of town it also served as the practice hall for the Upper Lake Concert Band. Renowned as "the finest band around," they played at parades and local celebrations. For many years the Justice Court was located in the middle of the west side of town. In 1969 it moved to where the current Senior Center is at First and Mendenhall.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 39° 9.87′ N, 122° 54.658′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and First Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9495 Main Street, Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
League's Store Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 5, 2012
2. League's Store Marker - wide view
The marker is just barely visible here, mounted roughly in the center of the building, next to the front door.
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are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Upper Lake (a few steps from this marker); The IOOF Hall (a few steps from this marker); Upper Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); The Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker); The West Side of Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Match Lumber Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tallman Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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