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Diller-Chamberlain Store

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DATE
1859

INFO
Before you now is the Diller-Chamberlain Store built in 1859 by John V. Diller as a one-story brick building on Main Street to house his general store. The rear entrance of the building faced Redwood Creek, the waterway used to float redwood logs to San Francisco during the Gold Rush. P.P. Chamberlain, the second owner of the store, was the San Mateo County treasurer from 1882 to 1926. From 1875 to 1911, the building also housed the Wells Fargo Express Office. In 1938, it was remodeled to become the Quong Lee Laundry.This building is San Mateo County's oldest surviving commercial structure, located at 726 Main Street. 

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