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Napa in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Native Sons Hall

The 100 Year Anniversary of its Completion

 
 
Native Sons Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Love, May 9, 2016
1. Native Sons Hall Marker
Inscription. The Napa Native Sons of the Golden West hall was constructed by the order in 1914. The three story steel-framed brick building is a heritage property and an excellent example of civic properties in Napa. It was the tallest structure in Downtown for most of a century. It is the home of Napa Parlor No. 62 NSGW instituted in 1885, and Eshcol Parlor No. 16 NDGW instituted in 1887.

Board of Directors
Philip D. Wong Richard E. Bailey Robert J. Streich Michael E. Roberts Douglas D. Love George A. Adams Robert V. Rojas
 
Erected 2014 by Grand Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number GPY 138-01.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.896′ N, 122° 17.212′ W. Marker is in Napa, California, in Napa County. Marker is at the intersection of Coombs Street and 1st Street, on the right when traveling south on Coombs Street. Touch for map. The marker is on the side of the alcove at the entrance to the hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 937 Coombs Street, Napa CA 94559, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Napa - Birthplace of the Loudspeaker and the Magnavox Corp.
Native Sons Hall image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Love, May 9, 2016
2. Native Sons Hall
Scaffolding is for repairs after the 6.0 2014 South Napa Quake. This building was designed after the 1906 San Francisco Quake hence its innovative, for the time, use of steel framing.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Napa Courthouse Flag Staff (about 400 feet away); Oberon Saloon (about 600 feet away); Winship Building 1888 (about 600 feet away); Semorile Building (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church Building (about 600 feet away); Napa Valley Railroad (about 800 feet away); Napa's China Town / Shuck Chan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napa.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Native Sons Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Love, May 9, 2016
3. Native Sons Building Marker
Originally dedicated Feb. 21, 1914
Remodeled and rededicated My 9, 1965 in memory of those who had the foresight to construct this building.

Click on picture to read names of directors

James D Boitano - Grand President
Native Sons of the Golden West
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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