Sierra City in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Busch & Heringlake Building
Erected 1990 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 date for this entry is July 4, 1970.
Location. 39° 33.951′ N, 120° 38.053′ W. Marker is in Sierra City, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Golden Chain Highway (State Highway 49) west of Spring Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 California 49, Sierra City CA 96125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Miner’s Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Here Today – Gone Tomorrow (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Howard Ranch and Inn 1865 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Crossing the Summit - Weather or Not (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cornish Ranch House (approx. 9 miles away); Downieville Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away); Downieville Foundry (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra City.
Also see . . . A Look at the Busch-Heringlake (aka Wells Fargo Express) Building in Sierra City. An article written by Fran Burgard and published in the Sierra Sun in the Fall, 2008.
Upon completion of the building, ECV (sometimes referred to as the “historical, fun society”) grandly, and a little in jest, gave it the address of 1001Main St. This was an auspicious address for a building which most people, at that time, considered to be in the middle of nowhere. (Submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 420 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.