Fossil Mercantile Company Building No.1

545 Main Street, Fossil, OR

Two story brick commercial building built in 1896


Fossil Mercantile Company Building No.1

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2010



This building features an original rubble stone foundation supporting brick walls and large wooden floor beams. The wooden windows on the first and second floor are original as is the decorative pressed tin ceiling on the first floor. The structure has seen various uses over the years including as a market with the second floor as an open hall for meetings. It currently used as storage space serving the neighboring Mercantile Building No.2.

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: New photo from Richard Doody
  • January 6, 2019: Added by Richard Doody


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