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

Ramirez – Preston Building

Early 1850ís

 
 
Ramirez – Preston Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2010
1. Ramirez – Preston Building Marker
Inscription. Ignacia Ramirez, female pioneer and native of Mexico, earliest known owner of this Gold Rush building. Upstairs meeting hall of St. James Masonic Lodge #54, acquired 1877 by R.A. Preston. Jamestown Post Office in 1930ís; later medical office of Dr. James A. Hadley. Acquired by Donn Blount in 1994.
 
Erected 2002 by Tuolumne County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Location. 37° 57.179′ N, 120° 25.383′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Lemon Drop Lane, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Emporium – 1897 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocca Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Branch Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown United Methodist Church
Ramirez – Preston Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2010
2. Ramirez – Preston Building
Marker can be seen next to the stairs leading to the second story.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Community Hall / Jamestown Justice Court (about 300 feet away); Red Light District (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on the front of the building between exterior stairs leading to second story and the left set of entrance doors.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Ramirez – Preston Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2010
3. Ramirez – Preston Building
Close-Up of Rock Construction at Side of Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2010
4. Close-Up of Rock Construction at Side of Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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