The Colton Theater Building

The Colton Theater Building (HM16SF)

Location: Yreka, CA 96097 Siskiyou County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 43.91', W 122° 38.196'

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210, 214 W. Miner St.

David D. Colton built a handsome brick building on this site in 1856, and outfitted the upper floor as a theater which operated until 1858. At various times the building housed several businesses, including a skating rink, saloon, hotel, restaurant and soda factory. After the Great Conflagration burned the structure on July 4, 1871, the west half was rebuilt in 1882 and the eastern portion several years later. The fronts have been altered and modernized, but the interior spaces accommodated successful businesses for over a century. Colton left Yreka in 1859, studied law and became associated with the "Big Four" of railroad fame. His presence and enterprising spirit played a substantial role in Yreka's history.
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HM NumberHM16SF
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Placed ByCity of Yreka
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 530221 N 4620066
Decimal Degrees41.73183333, -122.63660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.91', W 122° 38.196'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 54.60" N, 122° 38' 11.76" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 W Miner St, Yreka CA 96097, US
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