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Butte City (Amador County)
Butte Store, 2012
Butte Store, 2012
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Coordinates: 38°19′33″N 120°44′7″W / 38.32583°N 120.73528°W / 38.32583; -120.73528
Country United States
State California
County Amador County
Elevation
1,036 ft (316 m)

The Butte store is the only structure still standing of the original mining town of Butte City. It used to be one of 100 buildings. It was built in 1857 by Enrico Bruni, an Italian stonemason. It is made of brick and fieldstone from Calaveras. It also has three doors made of iron. Xavier Benoist used it as a store and bakery. The building served as a post office. It was also a general store called Ginocchio's. The Ginnochio family owned it for 50 years. It closed in the 1900s. It is a California Historical Landmark.

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