Franco American Hotel Building

Franco American Hotel Building (HM1BU2)

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

N 41° 43.926', W 122° 38.255'

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306, 308, 310, 312, 314, 316 W. Miner St.

From a narrow, two story brick house in the 1850s, to an expansive hotel with a 167 foot frontage, the Franco American Hotel became one of the largest and finest inns in Northern California. Started by the Frenchman Leon Marniesse in 1855, the hotel housed a restaurant, Wells Fargo & Company Express Office, saloon and other businesses, and was a well-known stage stop. Through the years improvements consisted of a "piazza" or balcony across the front, additional suites of sleeping rooms upstairs and a two-story brick dining room. Among prominent hotel guests were Vice President Colfax, General and Mrs. Philip Sheridan and President Hayes.
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HM NumberHM1BU2
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Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73 & City of Yreka
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 530140 N 4620095
Decimal Degrees41.73210000, -122.63758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.926', W 122° 38.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 55.56" N, 122° 38' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310 W Miner St, Yreka CA 96097, US
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