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Tahoe City in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Grand Central Hotel

 
 
Grand Central Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 12, 2016
1. Grand Central Hotel Marker
Inscription. Called the finest establishment between San Francisco and Virgina City, this elegant three and a half story resort signified the start of North Tahoe's tourist industry. Terminal for the Tahoe-Truckee Flyer Stage Line And host To the lake's steamship passengers. Boasted guests such as Generals Ulysses S. Grant And Phillip H. Sheridan at 20 dollars per week, including meals. Destroyed by fire in the Fall of 1895.
 
Erected 1971 by Chief Truckee Chapter E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 10.275′ N, 120° 8.452′ W. Marker is in Tahoe City, California, in Placer County. Marker is on North Lake Boulevard (U.S. 28), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City CA 96145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Watson Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Tahoe City (within shouting distance of this marker); Tahoe City (within shouting distance of this marker); Tahoe City’s “Big Tree” (within
Grand Central Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 12, 2016
2. Grand Central Hotel Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Tahoe City Begins, 1860 to 1895 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Tourism, 1896 to 1926 (about 300 feet away); Southern Pacific, 1926 to 1945 (about 300 feet away); Post War, 1946 to 1955 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tahoe City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Vintage Photo of the Grand Central Hotel image. Click for full size.
3. Vintage Photo of the Grand Central Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2016, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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