Butterfield/Jansen Building

Butterfield/Jansen Building (HMBOD)

Location: Lincoln, CA 95648 Placer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.496', W 121° 17.574'

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[Early History; Corner Site Only]

1859: Charles Lincoln Wilson buys this site, previously patented by Theodore Judah.
1861: C.L. Wilson erects a wooden warehouse to serve railway terminal across 5th street.
1863: Used often as a community hall, "Roods Hall." Roods was Wilson's brother-in-law.
1870: Stephan & Melissa Burdge run a boarding house/hotel here during most of the decade.
1883: Historic Downtown Fire, July 11. Burdge Hotel burns—rebuilt across G Street. Gladding, McBean & Co. buy this site and build this brick building for their use.
1887: C.H. Butterfield buys building and opens a general store.
1890: The Post Office is here. Butterfield dies.
1891: Mrs. E.J. Atkinson buys the building. L.D. Adams Store(1891-1903). Rochdale Chain Store(1903-1905).
1907: Walter Jansen buys the building. Stores of note: J.E. "Jute" Tofft (1907-1920); Tofft Hardware (R.J. Tofft),(1918-1931).
1912: Jansen doubles building size. Finney and Tofft Mercantile Store, and others, here. After 1920 a series of merchants—Jansen, Tofft, Gates, Brooks, and many others.
1990: Wm. & John Falconi buy building. Vacant after 1992. Restored by Falconis in 2002.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed2003
Placed BySilver Star Parlor No.63, Native Sons of the Golden West; Lincoln, California, September 9, 2003
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 9:58am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 648050 N 4306132
Decimal Degrees38.89160000, -121.29290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.496', W 121° 17.574'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 29.76" N, 121° 17' 34.44" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 474-490 G St, Lincoln CA 95648, US
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