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

Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store

 
 
Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 12, 2015
1. Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker
Inscription. William Vellenoweth, better known to a generation of Susanville youngsters as Dad Popcorn, had his colorful stand at this location from 1918 to 1931. This building, constructed in 1901 as the Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store, also housed the Mail, one of Lassen County's early newspapers.

Dedicated to Frances Weir, the little girl in the blue jacket.
 
Erected by City of Susanville, et al.
 
Location. 40° 25.078′ N, 120° 39.634′ W. Marker is in Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is at the intersection of South Gay Street and Main Street (Route 36), on the left when traveling south on South Gay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Susanville CA 96130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Lassen County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Larry Griffith (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roop's Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nobles Trail - Rooptown (approx. 0.2
Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 12, 2015
2. Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker
miles away); Lassen Lodge No. 149 F.&A.M (approx. 0.2 miles away); Susanville Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Susanville.
 
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Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 12, 2015
3. Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store Marker
Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, April 12, 2015
4. Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 111 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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