Old Wells Fargo Office, Columbia, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 38° 02.048 W 120° 24.065
10S E 728091 N 4212790
Quick Description: Plaque at the Wells Fargo Building in Columbia State historic Park, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2015 6:55:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQ81
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:

This used to be the bank building of the gold Rush town Columbia - responsible for storing and shipping gold worth $150 million, that was found in Columbia between 1850 and the early 1900s.

The plaque at the building reads:

OLD WELLS FARGO OFFICE
1858
ORIGINAL OFFICE 1852 - BURNED 1854

DEDICATED TO THE PIONEERS
OF CALIFORNIA
BY COLUMBIA PARLOR NO. 258
N.S.G.W.
JANUARY 30, 1927

AGENTS
WILLIAM DAEGNERXXXX HENRY SEVENING
THOMAS CONLIN

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PLAQUE ERECTED BY
WELLS FARGO BANK & UNION TRUST CO.
SAN FRANCISCO

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BUILDING RESTORED BY
CALIFORNIA STATE PARK COMMISSION 1954

Group that erected the marker: Native Sons of the Golden West / Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Co.

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Columbia State Historic Park
Washington Street
Columbia, CA USA
95310


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