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Julian in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Wilcox Building

1872

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
1. Wilcox Building Marker
Inscription. This building of hand hewn beam logs cut from Volcan Mtn. was a general store, post office, a stage coach stop, and telephone exchange, owned by story telling Horace F. Wilcox, president of the “Hot Stove Society” - a gathering of men who spun yarns and solved world problems, retiring in 1891, he sold the business to M. Jacoby & Fred R. Sawday who advertised “first class goods at reasonable prices and square dealing with politeness thrown in.” F.L. Blanc minister, carpenter & lumberman ran a mercantile store here from 1907 – 1920.
 
Erected by Julian Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 4.688′ N, 116° 36.098′ W. Marker is in Julian, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2106 Main Street, Julian CA 92036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julian / The Eagle Gold Mine (here, next to this marker); Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 (here, next to this marker); De Luca Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Julian Hotel (within shouting
Wilcox Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
2. Wilcox Building Marker
distance of this marker); Hotel Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Levi~Marks Store (within shouting distance of this marker); De Luca House (within shouting distance of this marker); Julian (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Julian.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Wilcox Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
3. Wilcox Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 130 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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