Pope Valley Store

Pope Valley Store (HM1126)

Location: Pope Valley, CA 94567 Napa County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 36.901', W 122° 25.705'

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Standing at the crossroads of Pope Valley, this store was the center of activities for the area's residents for nearly a century, and served as a stopover for people traveling to the mines in Lake County. It was built about 1875 and in 1913 a second gable roofed building was attached. The "store" housed a post office, a saloon, hotel, and sold food and hardware. The store was bought by Thomas L.G. Neil about 1912 after his house in Berryessa Valley burned. He moved to Pope Valley in that same year. An adjacent barn served as a garage that served as one of the first AAA stations in the state. The store remained a family operation into the late 20th Century.
Plaque dedicated April 22, 2006 by
Sam Brannan Chapter #1004 E Clampus Vitus
Credo Quia Absurdum
HM NumberHM1126
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2006
Placed BySam Brannan Chapter No. 1004 E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 549761 N 4274210
Decimal Degrees38.61501667, -122.42841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.901', W 122° 25.705'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 54.06" N, 122° 25' 42.30" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5900-5906 Pope Valley Rd, Pope Valley CA 94567, US
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