Sierra City in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Busch & Heringlake Building
Erected 1990 by Major William Downie Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 33.951′ N, 120° 38.053′ W. Marker is in Sierra City, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Golden Chain Highway (State Highway 49) west of Spring Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 California 49, Sierra City CA 96125, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miner’s Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Here Today – Gone Tomorrow Site of Howard Ranch and Inn 1865 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Crossing the Summit - Weather or Not (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cornish Ranch House (approx. 9 miles away); Downieville Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away); Downieville Foundry (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sierra City.
Also see . . . A Look at the Busch-Heringlake (aka Wells Fargo Express) Building in Sierra City. An article written by Fran Burgard and published in the Sierra Sun in the Fall, 2008.
Upon completion of the building, ECV (sometimes referred to as the “historical, fun society”) grandly, and a little in jest, gave it the address of 1001Main St. This was an auspicious address for a building which most people, at that time, considered to be in the middle of nowhere. (Submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2012, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.