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Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

National Hotel

 
 
National Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
1. National Hotel Marker
Inscription. This historic Gold Rush Landmark, built in 1859 by Heinrich Neilson as the Hotel Europe, housed miners and notables: offered lodging, meals and a saloon. The original building was badly damaged by fire of 1901 and 1927.

Renamed the National Hotel in early 1900ís it is one of the oldest continuously operated hotels in the Mother Lode. Present owners-partners took over in 1974. Their restoration has preserved much of the past such as the use of the original bar.
 
Erected 1987 by Matuca Chapter 1840, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 57.164′ N, 120° 25.383′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on Main Street west of Seco Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18183 Main Street, Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Emporium – 1897 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramirez – Preston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown (within shouting distance of this marker);
National Hotel Markers image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
2. National Hotel Markers
Rocca Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jamestown Branch Jail (about 300 feet away); Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail (about 400 feet away); Community Hall / Jamestown Justice Court (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the National Hotel. The hotelís website offers a history of the building. (Submitted on July 28, 2010.) 

2. Restoration of the National Hotel. The hotelís website details the restoration of the National Hotel. (Submitted on July 28, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Plaque Mounted Above Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
3. Plaque Mounted Above Marker
Spitting on the Sidewalk
Prohibited
Penalty $5.00 to $100.00
Dept. of Health
National Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 9, 2013
4. National Hotel
National Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 27, 2010
5. National Hotel
Marker is mounted at the far right of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on October 26, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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