G.W. Horner Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 03.290 W 121° 19.002
10T E 634833 N 4879340
The G.W. Horner Building built in 1916.
Waymark Code: WM87T
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/01/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 11

The G.W. Horner Building is located on the NW corner of Bond St. and Hunter Pl.


Marker Name: A9 - G.W. Horner Building
Marker Text: G.W. Horner commissioned the construction of this unique brick building as a business investment. Facts about the place are sketchy, but it is best remembered as “Workingmen’s Family Supplies,” which was likely operated by S.C. Caldwell, Bend’s first fire chief.
The Caldwells came to Bend from Albany, travelling over Santiam Pass in 1905. Caldwell’s daughter Ruth was the frist woman hired by the Shevlin-Hixon Company.
Built: 1916
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by R. Jamieson Associates, Inc.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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