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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

National Exchange Hotel

1854

 
 
National Exchange Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
1. National Exchange Hotel Marker
Inscription. Originally the Bicknell Block, stagecoach, mail, express and telegraph center in mining days.
Companies which became Pacific Gas & Electric formed here.
Site of the first whipping post in state.
Fašade unchanged since 1854.
 
Erected 1968 by Wm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Stewart Chapter No. 10, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 15.742′ N, 121° 1.082′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Broad Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Hydraulic Gold Mining 21-Inch Gate Valve (within shouting distance of this marker); The Monitor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flagg Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada City, The “Queen City of the Northern Mines”
The National Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
2. The National Hotel
Marker is mounted on the wall to the left of the window displaying "National Hotel"
(within shouting distance of this marker); Kidd & Knox Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaft Drill Core (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada County Traction Company (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
Regarding National Exchange Hotel. See “Nearby Marker” The National Hotel for additional information.

In 2006 the hotel was featured in the Hallmark Production seen on the Hallmark Channel A Christmas Card, with John Newton, Alice Evans and Ed Asner.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The National Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
3. The National Hotel
The National Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Frasher Foto
4. The National Hotel
Description of Postcard:
HISTORIC NATIONAL HOTEL
In the early "sixties" it was the headquarters for stage lines to the Boom Camps far and near and "was only 18 hours" by stage to far away Virginia City. NEVADA CITY California "on the historic Mother Lode"
Plaque Located in the Parking Lot of the Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
5. Plaque Located in the Parking Lot of the Hotel

Ladies of the Evening
To commemorate that ubiquitous segment of society who have been unacknowledged: who though obscure made an essential contribution to the settlement of the west.
Dedicated October 7, 1972 by
Wm. Bull Meek-Wm. Morris Stewart
Chapter No. 10 E Clampus Vitus
Nevada City, California
Ladies of the Evening Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 13, 2011
6. Ladies of the Evening Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 17, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on November 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5, 6. submitted on February 17, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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