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Near Challenge in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Woodleaf Hotel

 
 
Woodleaf Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
1. Woodleaf Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built in 1858 by Joseph Wood using brick made on the site with native clay. The graceful style of architecture is unique in this region of California. The hotel was a favorite stage stop for wealthy ranchers. Mining and lumber men, President Ulysses S. Grant, entertainer Lotta Crabtree and Black Bart were among visitors to stay at the luxuriously furnished hotel during the 1800ís.

Entered in the Register of National Historic Places, April 9, 1975
 
Location. 39° 31.045′ N, 121° 11.509′ W. Marker is near Challenge, California, in Yuba County. Marker is at the intersection of La Porte Road and Fiedler Lane, on the left when traveling east on La Porte Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13709 La Porte Road, Challenge CA 95925, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forbestown Lodge No. 50 F.& A.M (approx. 4.7 miles away); Acton Meek Cleveland (approx. 8.8 miles away); Robert Campton (approx. 8.8 miles away); William Bull Meek / ECV Redivivus-1932 (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lester Allen Pelton (approx. 8.8 miles away);
Woodleaf Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
2. Woodleaf Hotel Marker
Mountain Range Lodge No. 18, F. & A. M. (approx. 8.8 miles away); Capt. Brown House (approx. 8.9 miles away); William Bull Meek (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Woodleaf Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
3. Woodleaf Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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