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Jackson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

S. Harris Clothing Store

No. 16

 

—Historic Main Street -Jackson —

 
S. Harris Clothing Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 25, 2015
1. S. Harris Clothing Store Marker
Inscription.
Early 1850's stock corral.
Post fire brick building,
Abramofsky's Cigar Factory
from 1882

1863, 1882

 
Erected by Jackson Business & Community Association. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Location. 38° 20.931′ N, 120° 46.439′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 North Main Street, Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M Harris Clothing Store (a few steps from this marker); Steckler's Building (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Bakery, Early Amador Dispatch (a few steps from this marker); Adam's Express Agency (a few steps from this marker); Brumel's Building (a few steps from this marker); - Jackson - (within shouting distance of this marker); Tellier's St. Louis Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Levy & Co. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Regarding S. Harris Clothing Store. From the "Walking Main Street Jackson" tour brochure: A corral first, then Morris Harris came
S. Harris Clothing Store Building image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 25, 2015
2. S. Harris Clothing Store Building
in '53 and opened a frame store. It was cindered by the town's epic fire. A newspaper tells us S. Harris was probably finishing a two-story brick in June 1863, selling shoes and clothing. From 1882 on, it was Abramofsky's cigar factory. Note the second floor balcony and brick facade atop it. Most likely those iron shutters are original.

 
Also see . . .  "Walking Main Street Jackson" Tour Brochure. This is in PDF format. (Submitted on March 19, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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