Weller's Store

Weller's Store (HMBCG)

Location: Coloma, CA 95613 El Dorado County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.035', W 120° 53.47'

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Like many ?49ers, Samuel and Elias Weller soon quit mining and turned to less exhausting work. The Weller brothers operated two stores in town; one was primarily a tin shop. The brick buildings were called Coloma's first fireproof structures. Their first store was known as "The Old Stand" with the "Sign of the large Coffee Pot." Both of the Weller's Stores supplied the town with hardware, firearms, and cooking utensils. By 1855 the Wellers had added stoves, furniture, crockery, china and glassware. All items were advertised to be sold at small profits, and home deliveries were made at no charge.
Placed ByMarshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 683128 N 4296759
Decimal Degrees38.80058333, -120.89116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.035', W 120° 53.47'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 2.10" N, 120° 53' 28.20" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Coloma Rd, Coloma CA 95613, US
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