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

Prince-Garibardi Building

 
 
Prince-Garibardi Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 20, 2006
1. Prince-Garibardi Building Marker
Inscription. This structure was erected in 1852 by B. R. Prince and G. Garibardi for a general merchandise business. Improved in 1857 with living quarters on the second floor, it is still used for living and warehouse purposes.
 
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with Princess Parlor No. 84, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 735.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 4.759′ N, 120° 33.25′ W. Marker is in Altaville, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 49) near Demarest Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the building above the double doors on the right. Marker is at or near this postal address: 298 South Main Street, Altaville CA 95221, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Altaville Foundry & Machine Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Giovanni Lavagnino (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Furnace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whim
Prince-Garibardi Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 20, 2006
2. Prince-Garibardi Building and Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Monitor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Water Wheel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hogarth Stamp Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Hogarth Stamp Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 735).
 
Also see . . .
1. Online Archive of California Prince-Garibardi Building. This is a vintage photo of the Prince-Garibardi Building (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Malakoff.com Prince-Garibardi Building. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceLandmarksNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Vintage Postcard of The Prince-Garibardi Building image. Click for full size.
By Commercial Printers, Stockton Ca.
3. Vintage Postcard of The Prince-Garibardi Building
Note: Historical Landmark sign posted on the right in this photograph has been relocated. The marker is above the door
Prince-Garibardi Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 20, 2006
4. Prince-Garibardi Building
Prince-Garibardi Building image. Click for full size.
By Roger Sturtevant, Photographer, April 5, 1934
5. Prince-Garibardi Building
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
HABS CAL,5-ALTA,1-
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,500 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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