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The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Foley House

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Foley House Marker
Inscription. This fine Colonial Revival house was built around 1909 by attorney W.H. Wilson, then sold to Pat Foley, manager of the Hotel Dalles. Presently known as the Colonial Building, the house is in excellent condition, with extremely crisp detailing. The central entrance is framed by colossal Tuscan columns surmounted by a pediment with a central semicircular windows. Pavilion porches flank the central projecting entrance surmounted by a continuous second floor balcony. The Foley House has been described as the most architecturally imposing residential building in The Dalles.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Location. 45° 36.05′ N, 121° 11.104′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on East 4th Street near Union Street, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 East 4th Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dalles City Hall 1908
Foley House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Foley House
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elks Temple (about 400 feet away); The Commodore (about 400 feet away); Second Wasco County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Gates Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Foley House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
3. Foley House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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