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Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bosse-Morgan Building

”Hop Sing Laundry”

 
 
Bosse-Morgan Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2011
1. Bosse-Morgan Building Marker
Inscription. Built in 1855 by Gordon. Early tenants included Gellespy & Co. Clothing and J. Harwood & Co. Tin and Hardware. Hop Sing operated a Chinese laundry here circa 1894 until his death in 1944. Purchased in 1897 by Henry Bosse, left to his daughters Carrie Gruhler and Minnie Morgan, it remained in the family until purchased in 1998 by Bruce and Judee Webb, Gypsy Wind Beads.
 
Erected 2005 by Placer County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 53.711′ N, 121° 4.677′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Sacramento Street south of Lincoln Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 Sacramento Street, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tsuda Grocery (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The Auburn Joss House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brye House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wells Fargo Express Office – 1852
Bosse-Morgan Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
2. Bosse-Morgan Building
The marker is mounted on the front of the building between the two retail stores.
(about 300 feet away); Placer County Bank (about 400 feet away); Historical Auburn Fire House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
Bosse-Morgan Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2011
3. Bosse-Morgan Building
Bosse-Morgan Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2011
4. Bosse-Morgan Building
Note old advertizing on the side of the building.
Bosse-Morgan Building, back. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2011
5. Bosse-Morgan Building, back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 23, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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