“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sierra City in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Minerís Hotel

Minerís Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
1. Minerís Hotel Marker
Inscription.  John G. Rose, Sr. built this hotel in 1886 and owned it until 1919. His son John then became proprietor until the middle of 1920s. The hotel was also known as the Capital Hotel and the Rose Hotel. Ernest Innes bought it and changed its name to the Sierra Butts Inn. One reported gun fight marred the reputation of this fine hotel. It occurred at the hotel bar between a patron and the bartender over a $2.00 loan. Both men were wounded but survived.
Erected 1992 by Major William Downie Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 39° 33.928′ N, 120° 38.169′ W. Marker is in Sierra City, California, in Sierra County. Marker is at the intersection of Golden Chain Highway (State Highway 49) and Hayes Road, on the right when traveling north on Golden Chain Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 California 49, Sierra City CA 96125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles
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of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Busch & Heringlake Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Here Today Ė Gone Tomorrow (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Howard Ranch and Inn 1865 (approx. 4.3 miles away); Crossing the Summit - Weather or Not (approx. 8.6 miles away); Cornish Ranch House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Downieville Cemetery (approx. 10.1 miles away); Downieville Foundry (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra City.
Minerís Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 14, 2012
2. Minerís Hotel and Marker
The marker is visible at the far left of the front of the building.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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