Banner Warehouse 1862

Banner Warehouse 1862 (HM1QNW)

Location: Napa, CA 94559 Napa County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 17.744', W 122° 16.974'

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The Embarcadero Building

This was the former site of Napa's original Embarcadero and home of two Banner warehouses constructed in 1862 and later acquired by Charles Carpy for wine storage. Captain A. Hatt purchased the property in 1895 for storage. Behind the current Embarcadero buildings, which was built in 1997, Hatt constructed a wharf on the Napa River in 1897 that included a derrick facilitating the loading and unloading of steamships. Hatt used the wharf for receiving and shipping his goods up and down the Napa River and to moor his personal schooner and small fleet of steamships used for shipping. As the shipping industry waned and the Napa Valley went from farming to grape growing, the wharf fell into disrepair and was removed.
Today the Embarcadero building is part of the Napa River Inn hotel operation with 26 guest rooms that feature a yacht cabin theme of cherry wood, porthole mirrors, wainscoting and coffered paneling.
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HM NumberHM1QNW
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Placed ByNapa River Inn
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 562706 N 4238871
Decimal Degrees38.29573333, -122.28290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.744', W 122° 16.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 44.64" N, 122° 16' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)707, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Riverfront Promenade, Napa CA 94559, US
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