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Bella Union Saloon

325, 327 W. Miner St.

 
 
Bella Union Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
1. Bella Union Saloon Marker
Inscription.  Sam Lockhart owned this property in 1852 and leased it to a gentleman who ran the Bella Union Saloon for a time. When German-born Charles Iunker and Louis Rapi became new owners in 1859, they prided themselves on service, superior liquors, and elegance of appointments. Iunker later operated a brewery on Oregon Street producing around 7,500 barrels of beer annually. He was an energetic and enterprising man dedicated to the advancement and prosperity of Yreka and Siskiyou County. The Bella Union building was replaced in 1861 by a two-story residence, but continued to provide space on the ground floor for a variety of businesses.
 
Erected by City of Yreka.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 41° 43.922′ N, 122° 38.283′ 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: 325 West Miner Street, Yreka CA 96097, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Charles Bibend Building (a few steps from this marker); Wetzel Building (a few steps from this marker); Ruehle Building (a few steps from this marker); Charles Peters Building (a few steps from this marker); City Meat Market (a few steps from this marker); Witherill/Winckler Building (a few steps from this marker); Brown-Nickell-Authenrieth Building (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named City Meat Market (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yreka.
 
Also see . . .  Bella Union Saloon & Grace Hospital - Yreka History blogspot. This blogspot contains a number of articles on Yreka History. Scroll about 2/3 of the way down the page to find this article. (Submitted on November 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Bella Union Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 22, 2013
2. Bella Union Saloon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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