Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling
Erected 1972 by Chief Truckee Chapter 3691, E Clampus Vitus August 12, 1972. Rededicated July 4, 1981.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 19.742′ N, 120° 11.073′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Jibboom Street, on the right when traveling south on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building facing Bridge Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10070 Bridge Street, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (within shouting distance of this marker); First Log Cabin Theodore Dehone Judah (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Truckee (about 600 feet away); Jax Truckee Diner (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer (about 700 feet away); Old Truckee Jail (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Truckee (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Truckee.
1. From the Historic Truckee Walking Tour Brochure:
This building is on the location of Truckee’s first building; Gray’s Station. The current stone building was constructed around 1911 and served as a carriage house and blacksmith shop.
— Submitted October 22, 2009, 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 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 999 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.