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The Hotel Maywood

 
 
The Hotel Maywood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
1. The Hotel Maywood Marker
Inscription. The Hotel Maywood. Built in April 1899 by Charles F. Foster, former two term sheriff of Tehama County, and Warren Woodson. The Hotel Maywood was the best hotel in Corning, located conveniently one block from the railroad depot and across the street from the Maywood Colony Land Office. Originally two stories, the top story was lost to fire. Today the old hotel houses Corning City Hall, the Police Department, Chamber of Commerce, and Museum.

Dedicated April 26, 2008 (6013)
Lassen-Loomis Chapter 1914 E Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 2008 by E Clampus Vitus, Lassen-Loomis Chapter 1914.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.682′ N, 122° 10.778′ W. Marker is in Corning, California, in Tehama County. Marker is at the intersection of Solano Street and Third Street, on the left when traveling east on Solano Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 Solano Street, Corning CA 96021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maywood Woman's Clubhouse (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miners Inn (about 800
The Hotel Maywood Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
2. The Hotel Maywood Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here at the corner of the building (3rd x Solano), in the covered walkway.
feet away); Lassen Trail - Lassen Rancho Site (approx. 6.5 miles away); Western Star Lodge No. 2 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 6.8 miles away); First Seat of Tehama County Government (approx. 7.5 miles away); Tehama County Museum Foundation (approx. 7.5 miles away); Old Tehama County Jail (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Tehama Railroad Bridge (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corning.
 
Also see . . .  Group honors Hotel Maywood. The Corning Observer's article (4/29/2008) on the Clamper's plaqueing the Corning's City Hall. (Submitted on April 23, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Hotel Maywood - Corning Museum image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
3. The Hotel Maywood - Corning Museum
The former hotel now houses the Corning Museum, the Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, and the Police Department. Here the westernmost part of the building (on Solano) is visible, housing the Corning Museum.
Trompe L'oeil entrance to the Corning City Hall (Solano Street side) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
4. Trompe L'oeil entrance to the Corning City Hall (Solano Street side)
Detail on Corning City Hall Sign image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
5. Detail on Corning City Hall Sign
Corning is known as the "Home of the Queen Olive", with Sevillano olives (a large green olive) growing particularly well in the Corning area.
Corning Centennial Plaque (1882 - 1982) - on 3rd St. side of building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
6. Corning Centennial Plaque (1882 - 1982) - on 3rd St. side of building
The Hotel Maywood Postcard from the 1920's image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1920's
7. The Hotel Maywood Postcard from the 1920's
"Baths, Showers, Swimming Pool, Steam Heated, Sleeping Porches, Rotary Rooms, Garage, Golf Links. On Pacific Highway, 50 Miles South of Redding, 18 Miles South of Red Bluff, 180 Miles North of San Francisco. Built for your comfort and convenience. We appreciate your presence. Come again and again. By the Palms you'll know the place."
The Hotel Maywood today image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2011
8. The Hotel Maywood today
The Hotel Maywood is now Corning main municipal building, housing the city's museum, Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, and police department.
The Hotel Maywood image. Click for full size.
circa 1902
9. The Hotel Maywood
Apparently an old calendar issued by the hotel. The dark tab at the center bottom is for December 1902
The Hotel Maywood image. Click for full size.
circa Dec 1902
10. The Hotel Maywood
Rider in front of the Maywood Hotel image. Click for full size.
circa December 1902
11. Rider in front of the Maywood Hotel
Maywood Cafe Marker image. Click for full size.
December 1902
12. Maywood Cafe Marker
Parade in Corning 1902 image. Click for full size.
13. Parade in Corning 1902
Corning celebration and pie eating contest image. Click for full size.
14. Corning celebration and pie eating contest
Parade in Corning 1902 image. Click for full size.
circa 1902
15. Parade in Corning 1902
The Hotel Maywood image. Click for full size.
16. The Hotel Maywood
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2012, by Eric Birkeland of Covina, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 23, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   9. submitted on January 17, 2012, by Eric Birkeland of Covina, California.   10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on January 20, 2012, by Eric Birkeland of Covina, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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