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Hugo Miller Building

217 W. Miner St.

 
 
Hugo Miller Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
1. Hugo Miller Building Marker
Inscription.  The Arcade Saloon once stood on this site in 1856 where Lotta Crabtree began her singing and dancing profession, and John C. Heenan, ‘The Benicia Boy’ started his fighting career. The building was completely destroyed by the Great Fire of 1871, but rebuilt in 1880 by Hugo Miller who operated a hardware store here. The second story was expressly designed by Miller to be used as a lodge hall by the Redmen of the World.
 
Erected by City of Yreka.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 41° 43.907′ N, 122° 38.213′ W. Marker is in Yreka, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on West Miner Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 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. J.P. Smith & L. Rosenburg Building (here, next to this marker); W.W. Powers Building (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named J.P. Smith & L. Rosenburg Building
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(a few steps from this marker); Guilbert Building (a few steps from this marker); Colton’s Block (a few steps from this marker); The Colton Theater Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jennie B. Nichols Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yreka.
 
Also see . . .  Hugo Miller Building 1880 ~ Improved Order of Red Men - Yreka History blogspot. This blogspot contains a number of articles on Yreka History. Scroll 1/4 to 1/3 of the way down the page to find this article. (Submitted on November 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Hugo Miller Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
2. Hugo Miller Building Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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