Jacoby's Storehouse

Jacoby's Storehouse (HM1S43)

Location: Arcata, CA 95521 Humboldt County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 52.059', W 124° 5.229'

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Originally built in 1857 by Augustus Jacoby, this building was constructed of locally quarried stone and brick. This was the first fire proof building in Humboldt County. Jacoby left Arcata in 1862 and mercantile firms continued to occupy the "fireproof store warehouse". After the disastrous fire of 1875, which destroyed many buildings on the north and east sides of the Plaza including his own business, Alexander Brizard, in 1880, purchased the building as a new location for his mercantile business. In 1907 the second and third floors were added and the building was expanded to its current exterior shape. The Brizard family closed the building in 1974, renovating it to its current grandeur and reopening it in 1977 as a "business incubator". Since then, "The Storehouse" has served as a home to a variety of retail shops, restaurants and offices.
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HM NumberHM1S43
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number135-8
Year Placed2012
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, David G. Allen, Grand President
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 408385 N 4524633
Decimal Degrees40.86765000, -124.08715000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.059', W 124° 5.229'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 3.54" N, 124° 5' 13.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)707
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 698 H St, Arcata CA 95521, US
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