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Sonora in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Two-Story House in Sonora

 
 
First Two-Story House in Sonora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
1. First Two-Story House in Sonora Marker
Inscription. Built 1850, by Dr. Lewis C. Gunn, '49er physician, druggist, educator, county recorder, publisher "Sonora Herald" and promoter of many civic enterprises. Home of Dr. Gunn's family 1851-1861. County Recorder's Office 1850-1852. Printing office "Sonora Herald," first newspaper in southern mines 1850-1852. Residence of County Clerk P.M. Fisher till 1866. County Hospital 1866-1897.
 
Erected 1933 by Sonora Welfare Club.
 
Location. 37° 58.88′ N, 120° 22.928′ W. Marker is in Sonora, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on South Washington Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 286 South Washington Street, Sonora CA 95370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sonora Opera Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonora (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonora Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Sonora Plaza Well (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sonora Inn (about 700 feet away); City Hotel (approx.
Gunn House Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
2. Gunn House Hotel
0.2 miles away); Sugg House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Home of Wells Fargo & Company in Sonora (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
The Gunn House Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 21, 2011
3. The Gunn House Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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