Walker Block

Walker Block (HM21HW)

Location: Baker City, OR 97814 Baker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 46.548', W 117° 49.806'

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Baker City Historic District

—Established 1874 —

This property, which consists of parts of two adjacent structures built in the 1880s, was the location of many Baker City businesses over the years. One of the first was Basche-Sage Hardware Co., which was to grow into one of the Northwest's largest independent hardware wholesalers. Another hardware store operated at the same address almost a century later. In between, the property housed the Orpheum Theater. The Orpheum was one of four theaters on Main Street in the early 1900s.
While the theater was in business, the original facades of the adjoining buildings were covered by a plaster front. The Orpheum closed after it was damaged by a fire.
HM NumberHM21HW
Placed ByHistoric Baker City, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 434320 N 4958380
Decimal Degrees44.77580000, -117.83010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 46.548', W 117° 49.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 46' 32.88" N, 117° 49' 48.36" W
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1821 Main St, Baker City OR 97814, US
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