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

Jacob Keck, Sr.

Colfax Pioneer

 
 
Jacob Keck, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. Jacob Keck, Sr. Marker
Inscription.
Erected this brick building
Circa 1865
as a
Trading Post

 
Erected 1996 by Placer County Historical Society/Colfax Area Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 6.068′ N, 120° 57.206′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is on North Main Street south of Depot Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 North Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Butcher Shop (a few steps from this marker); The Railhead Saloon (a few steps from this marker); John Butler, Druggist (within shouting distance of this marker); Colfax Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51 (within shouting distance of this marker); IOOF Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  Digging into the story behind settler Jacob Keck - Colfax Record. Newspaper article from the Colfax Record. (Submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Formerly Keck's Trading Post, now a pizza parlor. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. Formerly Keck's Trading Post, now a pizza parlor.
Marker on the left.
Former Site of Trading Post image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. Former Site of Trading Post
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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