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

LaFrance Building

1914

 

—City of Hood River Downtown Historic District —

 
LaFrance Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
1. LaFrance Building Marker
Inscription. Built in 1914, the original tenant of the building was the Garrabrant and Parker's Confectionary Store. Candy and cigars were sold in the store, and people often sat for hours at the popular soda foundation (sic). A game of billiards could be played in the back of the establishment.
 
Erected by City of Hood River Review Board.
 
Location. 45° 42.536′ N, 121° 30.785′ W. Marker is in Hood River, Oregon, in Hood River County. Marker is on Oak Street (U.S. 30) near 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 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. Hood River Banking & Trust Company (a few steps from this marker); Keir Medical Building (a few steps from this marker); E.L. Smith Building (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Butler Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brosius Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Hall Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hood River.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
LaFrance Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
2. LaFrance Building and Marker
The marker is at the right-front of the building.
LaFrance Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2017
3. LaFrance Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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