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Chester in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Char's Beauty Salon

(Chester Bowl)

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
1. Char's Beauty Salon Marker
Inscription. Built in the early 1900ís this building was originally a dance hall, owned by Jack Wardlow. In 1926 Leo Speegle bought it and in 1933 it became the Eastside Cafe. In 1945 it became a recreation center, known as the Chester Bowl. Around 1988 Char Armachea bought the building and itís now home of her beauty shop, union offices and other businesses.
 
Erected 2006 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8, Vigilante Outpost No. 1911.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 18.686′ N, 121° 13.612′ W. Marker is in Chester, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 36) east of 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 186 Main Street, Chester CA 96020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olde Towne Corner Store ( here, next to this marker); Mt. Lassen Club ( within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Library ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Lumberjack ( about 700 feet away); Rainbow Lodge
Char's Beauty Salon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
2. Char's Beauty Salon Marker
( approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester Veterans Memorial Plaza ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Dave Stratford 1945 – 2001 ( approx. 0.6 miles away); "Dinky" ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Char's Beauty Salon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 1, 2012
3. Char's Beauty Salon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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