Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Williams Stationery Store
[Editors Note: The two different spellings of “Sylvester” are in the marker text]
Erected 2000 by Grand Parlor - Native Sons of the Golden West.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 39° 13.15′ N, 121° 3.75′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on West Main Street west of North Auburn Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 West Main Street, Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Loutzenheiser Pharmacy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Stamp Mill from the Red Ledge Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alpha Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Grass Valley Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Brewery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holbrooke Hotel (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Holbrooke Hotel (about 300 feet away); The Old Post Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grass Valley.
Regarding Williams Stationery Store. From the Walking Tour of Historic Grass Valley brochure:
This building was erected in 1854-55 as a mercantile and grocery business. It was known as Jenkins Variety Store for 47 years until 1949 when Floyd and Elton Williams purchased the business. Elton and Helen Williams bought the building and business in 1971.
Also see . . . Walking Tour of Historic Grass Valley. Published by the Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, this brochure highlights many of the historical sites and buildings in Grass Valley. The Williams Stationery Store is Stop #32. (Submitted on October 16, 2011.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 16, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.