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Events in the hotel were central to Davis life for several decades during the 20th Century. This display, along with the brick outline, memorializes the structure's place in Davis history.
The line of tan bricks embedded in the sidewalk 12 feet…
In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives For Our Freedom
World War I
Virgil W. Agard · Charles V. Alford · Harry Bauer · W.H. Bellows · Thurston R. Chamberlain · Edward C. Delray · Claude J. D…
Contribution by citizens financed the lot purchase and building construction for the Davis Library, which served Davis at this location from 1911 to until 1988. The building was moved to Central Park.
Text by the Davis Library Club
A relic of an early agricultural experiment - the first underground irrigation system in the Central Valley.
The structure was built by Davisville pioneer George Gregg Briggs to irrigate several hundred acres of orchards and vineyards.
Two olive and two fig trees survive from the Davis' prize-winning farm of the 1850's. Nearby also stand some of the original shingled buildings of the University State Farm, located here in 1906. From this nucleus, the University Farm has grown to…
Built in 1917-18, this entrance to Davis is among the oldest surviving examples of I-beam construction on a railroad grade separation. The underpass was part of the Lincoln Highway. The bicycle bore was added in 1978. Listed in the National Regist…
Built in 1871-75 for William Dresbach, Davisville's first postmaster. The mansion was home to the Hunts and Boyers from 1899-1973. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the large mansion property originally included a tankhouse, cist…
This is an original 1928 marker from the Lincoln Highway, the nation's first transcontinental road, which extended from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco. This segment of the highway, now known as the Avenue of the Tre…
Built in 1938, this Spanish Colonial Revival building originally housed Davis City Hall and the Fire Dept. Later home to the Police Dept. Converted into a restaurant in 2005, City Hall exemplifies adaptive reuse of a historic property.
Dedicated April 23, 1999SOLANO HOUSEAdded StationApr. 23, 1860 - Sept. 8 1861ByFirst Northern BankWilliam & Linda BernheimThe Rotary Clubs of DavisUC Davis - Cal Aggie Alumni AssociationDavis Enterprise - McNaughton FamilyPony Express Trail Assoc…