#0788 D. Stewart Co. Store


#0788 D. Stewart Co. Store

Site information:

18 E Main St, lone


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Daniel Stewart Co. Store

This general merchandise store built by Daniel Stewart in 1856 was the first building erected in lone Valley from nearby Muletown brick. Once known as 'Bed-Bug' and 'Freeze Out,' Ione was an important supply center on the main road to the Mother Lode and Southern Mines.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with Chispa Parlor No. 40, Native Daughters of the Golden West and Ione Parlor No. 33, Native Sons of the Golden West. March 7, 1964.

Registered 11/21/1963