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The Burns Cottage

 
 
The Burns Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Zumbrunn, December 19, 2012
1. The Burns Cottage Marker
Inscription.  This building was built as Madame Louis' French Laundry in 1856. The area to the right has remained a garden since 1852. In 1976 Grace Burns deeded as a gift cabin to U.O.P. which had used the property since 1952. State purchased it in 1991.
 
Erected 2012 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Columbia Parlor #258. (Marker Number 136 06.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 38° 2.15′ N, 120° 24.009′ W. Marker is in Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on Yankee Hill Road, 0.1 miles east of Parrots Ferry Road (County Route E18), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11266 Yankee Hill Road, Columbia CA 95310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Bountiful Place to Live (within shouting distance of this marker); Bixel Brewery (within shouting distance of this marker); Claverie Building
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(within shouting distance of this marker); A Cosmopolitan Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson/McConnell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Water, Precious as Gold (about 300 feet away); Prosper Rocher Brewery (about 300 feet away); A Home for Immigrants (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  The Braquehai Building. (AKA: French House, The Italian Saloon, Burns Cottage.) (Submitted on December 21, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
The Burns Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Zumbrunn, December 19, 2012
2. The Burns Cottage
The plaque is mounted on the boulder in front of the cottage.
The Burns Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Zumbrunn, December 19, 2012
3. The Burns Cottage
The Burns Cottage image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Zumbrunn, December 19, 2012
4. The Burns Cottage
NSGW Dedication Team image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Zumbrunn, December 9, 2012
5. NSGW Dedication Team
(l-r)Grand 3rd VP Doug Calkins, Grand 2nd VP Tim Tullius, Grand 1st VP Dwight Dutschke, Grand President Allan Baird & Jr. Past Grand President David Allen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 21, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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