Williams Stationery Store

Williams Stationery Store (HMWLO)

Location: Grass Valley, CA 95945 Nevada County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 13.15', W 121° 3.75'

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This building is known as "The Brick Store of Silvester and Salaman", it was built in 1854 and completed it 1855 by Henry Silvester and Abraham Salaman. It is both the first and oldest original brick (and stone) building in Grass Valley and the second oldest brick building in Nevada County. There have only been three owners of this building, Henry Sylvester, Paul Wesley Michell, and Elton and Helen Williams. Only five businesses have occupied the store in 145 years. H. Silvester Grocery, H. J. Fuchs Grocery, C. W. Jenkin Variety Store, Tresize Brothers Stationery Store, Williams Brothers, later changed to Williams Stationery Store.

[Editors Note: The two different spellings of "Sylvester" are in the marker text]
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed2000
Placed ByGrand Parlor - Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 667259 N 4342886
Decimal Degrees39.21916667, -121.06250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.15', W 121° 3.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 9.00" N, 121° 3' 45.00" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 W Main St, Grass Valley CA 95945, US
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