Weller-Henry Building

Weller-Henry Building (HM21IH)

Location: Baker City, OR 97814 Baker County
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N 44° 46.5', W 117° 49.8'

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A fire that started in a billiard hall destroyed all the structures on this block in 1886. Several property owners chose to rebuild, and four adjoining brick buildings were constructed the following year. This building was constructed for Messrs. Weller and Henry, who were partners in the City Meat Market at this location.
The meat market occupied the first floor of the new building; the second floor was a lodge hall. Sides of beef were hung on poles above the wooden sidewalk in front of the building. Behind the building was a large kettle for cooking sausage.
Later businesses in the building included a fish market, a saloon, a women's clothing store, a gift shop, and a printing business.
HM NumberHM21IH
Placed ByHistoric Baker City, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 434327 N 4958291
Decimal Degrees44.77500000, -117.83000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 46.5', W 117° 49.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 46' 30" N, 117° 49' 48" 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 1725 Main St, Baker City OR 97814, US
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