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Sachs Brothers Store, 140 West California Street, Jacksonville, Jackson County, OR



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Location
140 West California Street, Jacksonville, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS OR-120
Building/structure dates: 1861 initial construction
Significance: Sachs Brothers Store on the north side of California Street was originally part of a block known as "Kennedy's Row," where Matthew G. Kennedy had a tin shop until 1856. The original structure was evidently quite large, but subsequent reconstructions reduced it to a series of independent store buildings. It served a number of purposes in addition to housing Kennedy's store. In 1856, for example, the County Commissioners paid Kennedy $153.32 in rent for office space used by the County Auditor and Probate Judge. Also, before the jail was completed the county rented "the Block House situated on the Lot in the rear of Kennedy's Block, to be used for the purposes of a jail at the rate of one hundred dollars per month payable in County Warrants as long as the Commissioners desire to keep it." Kennedy agreed to make certain alterations, including the laying of a floor of solid sleepers in which six ring bolts were to be installed.

Related Names
Sachs, Louis
Sachs, Solomon


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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