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

The Emporium – 1897

 
 
The Emporium – 1897 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
1. The Emporium – 1897 Marker
Inscription. C.H. Wilson, architect and builder of department store for J.W. Witney & Sons. Acquired by Moses Arendt within year. Mercantile and telephone exchange in early 1900ís. In 1928, sold to Jim Porter and Peter Barendregt. Jake Barendregt, Sr. operated a grocery store 1936-1967. Paul and Mallory Barendregt, Owners.

In 1978, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 
Erected 2007 by Tuolumne County Historical Society. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Location. 37° 57.165′ N, 120° 25.4′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from Main Street west of Lemon Drop Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18184 Main Street, Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramirez – Preston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocca Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown Branch Jail
The Emporium – 1897 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
2. The Emporium – 1897 Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail (about 400 feet away); Jamestown United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Community Hall / Jamestown Justice Court (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Emporium image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
3. The Emporium
The Emporium image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
4. The Emporium
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
5. The Emporium
The Interior of the Emporium image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 2, 2012
6. The Interior of the Emporium
Now an antique shop.
The Emporium image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
7. The Emporium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   7. submitted on March 10, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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