First Restaurant in Town

First Restaurant in Town (HMAGC)

Location: San Andreas, CA 95249 Calaveras County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.821', W 120° 40.836'

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On this site, Joseph Zwinge built the first restaurant - tent - in 1853 known as the American Restaurant. After losing his buildings to three fires, Zwinge erected a permanent stone structure in 1855, in 1857 a brick extension was added to enlarge the restaurant and add a few guest rooms. This building survived the fires of 1856 and 1858 and remains the oldest stone building in San Andreas and in use as of today. Zwinge & Co. sold the property to Joseph Huberty in 1858.

Another marker, also attached to the front of the building reads:
Erected in 1852, this building was used as a hotel for many years.

In 1937 it was purchased and restored by Mr. and Mrs. Dir? Fricot of Fricot City and donated to the County of Calaveras to be used as a county library, museum and chamber of commerce.
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HM NumberHMAGC
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByCalaveras County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 703104 N 4230217
Decimal Degrees38.19701667, -120.68060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.821', W 120° 40.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 49.26" N, 120° 40' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)209, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19-49 N Main St, San Andreas CA 95249, US
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