Holbrooke Hotel - Grass Valley



Holbrooke Hotel - Grass Valley



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Related Town: Grass Valley, California

Year: 2006

Copyright: 4 Original photography - WesternMiningHistory.com

Description: From historical landmark sign on the hotel:

The Holbrooke Hotel

The present bar of the hotel has been in continuous operation since 1852, when it was known as the Golden Gate Saloon. The wooden building had a rear extension called the Exchange Hotel and offered food and lodging by January 1853. The saloon was destroyed in the fire of 1855 and rebuilt out of fieldstone with a brick front. The Holbrooke, built 1862 had the adjacent Golden Gate Saloon incorporated in the hotel building.

California registered historical landmark no. 914

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