Downieville in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mackerman & Company Building
Erected 1982 by Downie Chapter No. 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 33.628′ N, 120° 49.667′ W. Marker is in Downieville, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Main Street east of Commercial Street (California Highway 49), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 Main Street, Downieville CA 95936, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Downieville (here, next to this marker); St. Charles Hotel (a few steps from this marker); The Shooting of Thaddeus Purdy (a few steps from this marker); Craycroft Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville Museum Arrastra (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Juanita (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downieville.
Regarding Mackerman & Company Building. The Mountain Messenger is the oldest weekly newspaper still being published in California. Mark Twain once wrote articles for this newspaper.
Also see . . . The Mountain Messenger. An article on today's Mountain Messenger and its Editor. (Submitted on June 29, 2011.)
Categories. • Communications • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 480 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.