California Historic Landmarks

Wells Fargo Express Company Building

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The unmarked building at Main Street and Solinsky Alley
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Landmark Number: 140
Location: SW corner of Main Street and Solinsky Alley, Chinese Camp, Tuolumne County
Marker Plaque: none

Description

This building erected in 1849 by the Walkerly Brothers, was subsequently owned by the Morris brothers. It housed a general merchandise store in connection with the office of Adams Express Company, predecessor of Wells Fargo & Company. The original Express agents were Sol Miller, C. H. W. Solinksy, and the Morris Brothers
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