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French Gulch in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

French Gulch Hotel

(The Feeney Hotel)

 
 
French Gulch Hotel Marker and National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 25, 2013
1. French Gulch Hotel Marker and National Register of Historic Places Plaque
Inscription. Built in 1885 by Richard Feeney and first known as the Feeney Hotel. The hotel catered to miners and stage coach travelers. The saloon houses the 1850s Empire Bar once housed in the Empire Hotel. This bar was brought around Cape Horn from England, then by horse and wagon to French Gulch. The main dining room and parlor with bedrooms were added later. The Feeney family owned and operated the hotel until it was sold in the late 1940s. The new owners changed the name to the French Gulch Hotel.
 
Erected 2002 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter 62.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.969′ N, 122° 38.329′ W. Marker is in French Gulch, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14138 Main Street, French Gulch CA 96033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Gulch (here, next to this marker); E. Franck & Co. (a few steps from this marker); French Gulch Lodge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); I.O.O.F. Lodge #75
French Gulch Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 25, 2013
2. French Gulch Hotel
Marker is mounted on the front of the building.
(approx. mile away); Camden House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Toll Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Tower House Historic District (approx. 2 miles away); Lewiston Hotel (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in French Gulch.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
French Gulch Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 25, 2013
3. French Gulch Hotel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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