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

The Union Hotel

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
1. The Union Hotel Marker
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Established in 1855 as the French Hotel by the Cayot family. Became the Union Hotel in 1856. Destroyed by fire four times, this is the fifth structure.

 
Erected 2000 by E Clampus Vitus, Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 39° 40.961′ N, 120° 59.083′ W. Marker is in La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1915 Main Street, Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rabbit Creek House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Conly & Co. Bankers (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Emigrant Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank D. Everts
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
2. The Union Hotel Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller & Buell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Porte’s Chinese Community (about 400 feet away); Reilly’s Saloon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
The Union Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
3. The Union Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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