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Grants Pass in Josephine County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

The First Brick Building in Grants Pass

 
 
The First Brick Building in Grants Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 30, 2015
1. The First Brick Building in Grants Pass Marker
Inscription.  Erected by Charles A. Wing in 1949, upon the site of the first brick building in Grants Pass, which was constructed by John W. Howard in 1886.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
 
Location. 42° 26.328′ N, 123° 19.621′ W. Marker is in Grants Pass, Oregon, in Josephine County. Marker is at the intersection of Southeast G Street and Southeast 6th Street, on the right when traveling east on Southeast G Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Southeast 6th Street, Grants Pass OR 97526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Perkinsville Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Veterans of the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Memorial to Our Fathers (approx. 0.7 miles away); Josephine County Peace Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Riverside Park War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Riverside Park Memorial Flagpole (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mormon Sugar Beet Factory Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Vannoy (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grants Pass.
 
The First Brick Building in Grants Pass Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 30, 2015
2. The First Brick Building in Grants Pass Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the left of the building entrance, just above the brick beltline.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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