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

Memorial Hall

 
 
Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. Memorial Hall Marker
Inscription.
Built in honor of World War 1 Veterans
on the site of W.H. Russellís Livery Stable
by Colfax Post 192 American Legion

23 Apr. 1927
Cornerstone laid & building dedicated
for community use

26 June 1928
Agreement: Joint ownership by county and city
Became City Hall and County Court

24 Aug. 2000
Cornerstone Opened

10 Sept. 2000
Founders Day – New time capsule sealed
to be opened year 2050

 
Erected 2000 by Colfax Area Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 5.986′ N, 120° 57.229′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 South Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colfax Record (within shouting distance of this marker); Colfax Passenger Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert G. Fowler - Colfax (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Brick Building in Colfax (about 300 feet away);
City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. City Hall
Memorial Hall marker on the wall.
Leopold & Josephine Lobner (about 300 feet away); Colfax (about 400 feet away); Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad (about 400 feet away); Murphyís Saloon (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  City Hall home to several plaques - Colfax Record. Newspaper article from the Colfax Record. (Submitted on July 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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