Jennie B. Nichols Building

Jennie B. Nichols Building (HM1BTZ)

Location: Yreka, CA 96097 Siskiyou County
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N 41° 43.911', W 122° 38.192'

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(The Baldwin Block)

— 200-208 W. Miner St. —

Roman's Bookstore and Newspaper Emporium was the first business to inhabit a building that was constructed on this site in 1859. The building burned, along with much of the town, on July 4, 1871, when a fire was started in this block by careless handling of firecrackers. Several times by 1878 this parcel and two adjoining others had sold as a unit. The newest owner hired a contractor to build "a block of brick stores." During the construction project, Jennie B. Nichols purchased the property and referred to it as the "Baldwin Block" in honor of her father J.T. Baldwin. The businesses that have occupied the site have been as varied as the citizens of Yreka, and have served the community for over 130 years.
Placed ByCity of Yreka
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 530227 N 4620068
Decimal Degrees41.73185000, -122.63653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.911', W 122° 38.192'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 54.66" N, 122° 38' 11.52" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 W Miner St, Yreka CA 96097, US
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