Onyx Store - 1880

Onyx Store - 1880 (HMYZY)

Location: Weldon, CA 93283 Kern County
Buy California State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 35° 41.243', W 118° 14.178'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 841 views
Inscription
William Scodie, born in 1827 in Prussia, originally moved to Keyesville in 1856 and opened an eating establishment. He relocated to this area in 1861 operating a way-station from his house. Stocking his front room with supplies, he sold to locals as well as miners and freighters passing through to the Argus Mines in San Bernardino County.

This store, originally called the Scodie Store, was constructed in 1880 under the supervision of Captain Andress, a local rancher. In 1889, the name Onyx was chosen by Scodie after the Post Office Department declined to use the name Scodie due to its similarity to Scotia (in Humboldt County).

Scodie died in 1898, but the store he founded continues to serve residents and travelers alike.
Details
HM NumberHMYZY
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Tags
Year Placed1995
Placed By
Peter LeBeck Chapter #1866, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:24am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 388134 N 3949979
Decimal Degrees35.68738333, -118.23630000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 41.243', W 118° 14.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 41' 14.58" N, 118° 14' 10.68" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22913-23789 Isabella Walker Pass Rd, Weldon CA 93283, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Kernville
11.43 miles
Kernville Veterans Memorial
11.53 miles
Bob Powers
11.67 miles
Walker's Pass
11.88 miles
Campsite of Edward Kern
12.73 miles
Old Isabella
12.73 miles
Old Isabella
12.73 miles
USS Arizona
14.97 miles
Silver City Ghost Town
15.61 miles
Freeman Junction
19.39 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?