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Vacaville in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Barcar Building

1897

 
 
Barcar Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2015
1. Barcar Building Marker
Inscription. Two structures built by Raleigh Barcar, newspaper publisher and second owner of the Vacaville Reporter. Lower floor of the two-story brick building was for businesses. At one time it was Vacaville's fire station. Upper story was for offices and club rooms. Adjacent building west was built for The Reporter (founded in 1883). It continued to publish there until it was moved in 1993 by the John Rico Publishing Co.
 
Erected 1997 by John, Grace and Richard Rico.
 
Location. 38° 21.394′ N, 121° 59.353′ W. Marker is in Vacaville, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Main Street west of Dobbins Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 Main Street, Vacaville CA 95688, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Andrew Carnegie Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Triangle Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gillespie’s Store (about 400 feet away); Site of First Business Building of Record (about 400 feet away); Built 1864 (about 400 feet away); "The Hospital"
Barcar Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2015
2. Barcar Building Marker
(about 600 feet away); The Odd Fellows Hall (about 600 feet away); Walker Opera House (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacaville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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