Fort Bragg in Mendocino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Weller House
[Statement of Significance: 1886; Frame; clapboarding; 2 1/2 stories; modified rectangle; hipped roof with hipped dormers; interior and exterior chimneys; bracketed cornice; south entrance porch with projecting gabled section; upper two stories added 1897; fine interior redwood paneling; much original hardware; original well and pumphouse on property; oldest house in Fort Bragg, built for Horace Weller, Sr., prominent local businessman and churchman.]
Location. 39° 26.825′ N, 123° 48.432′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, California, in Mendocino County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 524 Stewart Street, Fort Bragg CA 95437, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Russell Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Bragg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dynamite Shack (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Past Through Our Trash (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whirring Saws Silenced: A Pictorial History of the Mill Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surrounded By Trees (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Parrish Family Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
Regarding The Weller House. The Weller House is the oldest house in Fort Bragg. It was built in 1886 for Horace Weller as a one-and-one-half-story Victorian and expanded in 1897 with a second and third stories. Horace Weller selected the finest woods for his house including old growth clearheart redwood of extreme length.
The main floor has an entrance hall and ten rooms. The third floor ballrooom is forty feet square with fifteen foot ceilings and is paneled in polished old growth redwood.
The Weller House is open to the public as a Bed and Breakfast Inn.
Source: Noehill Travels in California
Also see . . . City of Fort Bragg: History of Fort Bragg. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.