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Hood River in Hood River County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Blowers Building

1909

 

—City of Hood River Downtown Historic District —

 
The Blowers Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. The Blowers Building Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1909 by Samuel and Laurence Blowers, the building originally housed a hardware store and "modern playhouse" on the first floor and offices on the second floor. Laurence Blowers was one of Hood River's first mayors and was appointed U.S. Deputy Marshal and County Judge in 1906.
 
Erected by City of Hood River Review Board.
 
Location. 45° 42.526′ N, 121° 30.682′ W. Marker is in Hood River, Oregon, in Hood River County. Marker is on Oak Street (U.S. 30) near 1st Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Oak Street, Hood River OR 97031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sproat Building (a few steps from this marker); The Mount Hood Hotel Annex (a few steps from this marker); DeWitt Motors (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eliot Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hood River City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brosius Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hall Building (about 300 feet away); Masonic Hall Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hood River.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
The Blowers Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. The Blowers Building and Marker
The marker is on the left corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 3, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on January 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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