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Chamberlain-Stimmel Building

400, 402 W. Miner St.

 
 
Chamberlain-Stimmel Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
1. Chamberlain-Stimmel Building Marker
Inscription.  H.E. Stimmel, a German native, purchased this building from William Chamberlain in 1856, and promptly opened a stove shop. Initially selling parlor and cooking stoves, he gradually expanded his inventory and turned the business into a general hardware store. Shortly after the turn of the century, Mr. Stimmel passed on. The building was sold, renovated with a glass and iron front, and became a grocery, confectionery, and fruit store. Upstairs provided space for the News, a competitive newspaper. In more recent years the building housed a bakery, mortuary, art gallery, and clothing store. Note the tin ceiling has been restored and meticulously painted.
 
Erected by City of Yreka.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 41° 43.936′ N, 122° 38.304′ W. Marker is in Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is at the intersection of West Miner Street and North Oregon Street, on the right when traveling west on West Miner Street. Touch for map. Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 400 West Miner Street, Yreka CA 96097, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peters & DeWitt Building (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Peters & DeWitt Building (a few steps from this marker); Witherill Building (a few steps from this marker); Witherill/Winckler Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Bibend Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Peters Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ruehle Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yreka.
 
Chamberlain-Stimmel Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
2. Chamberlain-Stimmel Building Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance on West Miner Street.
The tin ceiling inside the Chamberlain-Stimmel Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 31, 2008
3. The tin ceiling inside the Chamberlain-Stimmel Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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