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Jackson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Brown Home

 
 
Brown Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
1. Brown Home Marker
Inscription. Home (built 1859) of Armstead C. Brown (1816 – 1902) & son George until 1947. A.C. Brown was a lawyer, first president of Jackson City Trustees, state assemblyman 1863 – 66 & 1860 – 70, county judge 1876 – 78. Gave land to north for school purposes. Will Rogers filmed “Boys Will Be Boys” here 1920. Brown home acquired by county for museum 1949.
 
Location. 38° 21.048′ N, 120° 46.398′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker can be reached from Church Street near North Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 Church Street, Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Pioneer Jewish Synagogue (within shouting distance of this marker); Law Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Krabbenhoft Building (about 500 feet away); Sesquicentennial Court House Site (about 500 feet away); In Memoriam: The '49ers (about 500 feet away); Leam's Saloon (about 500 feet away); The Court House Well (about 500 feet away); Constitution Saloon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
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Brown Home image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
2. Brown Home
Marker is mounted to the right of the entrance door.
is mounted on the front of the building.
 
Regarding Brown Home. It was determined that needed structural repairs were too cost prohibited to be done in a timely manner, and so the museum, which was located in the Brown Home, was forced to close. Their new offices are located at #1 Main Street and serve as a Visitor and Research Center.
 
Also see . . .  The Amador County Museum. A history of the house and a biography of A.C. Brown (Submitted on February 18, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Brown Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2010
3. Brown Home Marker
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By Syd Whittle, February 21, 2010
4. Brown Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on February 25, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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