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Robinson Plaza

 
 
Robinson Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
1. Robinson Plaza Marker
Inscription. Nevada City
Commemorative Marker #6

ROBINSON PLAZA
Named for Beryl P. Robinson, Jr.

Born in Nevada City
September 13, 1935

City Councilman-City Manager

On July 1, 1999, Beryl Robinson Jr. became the longest-serving city manager in state history. A native of the town he has so ably served, Beryl was appointed city manager on June 21, 1965. In addition to being Nevada City's Chief administrative and financial official, he has diligently worked to preserve the community's 19th century spirit and buildings, including the two historic structures her at Robinson Plaza. Beryl's continuing career in public service has already spanned the terms of seven presidents, six governors and three-dozen council members. A Mason, Rotarian and Elk, Beryl has brought a sense of commitment and purpose to his life matched by few and bettered by none.

Placed by the City Council of Nevada City
September 16, 1999
 
Erected 1999 by City Council of Nevada City. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Location. 39° 15.771′ N, 121° 1.021′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Union Alley, on the right when traveling north.

Robinson Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 12, 2010
2. Robinson Plaza Marker
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pelton Water Wheel (a few steps from this marker); South Yuba Canal Office (a few steps from this marker); Five Stamp Mill (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Original Ott Assay Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada Hose Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada City, The “Queen City of the Northern Mines” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
Also see . . .  Beryl P. Robinson Jr. Receives NC Chamber's Elza Kilroy Award. (Submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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