2408 First Avenue
The Long-Waterman mansion is a model of Queen Anne Victorian architectural style. It was built in 1989 for John S. Long. The second, and most famous, owner was Robert Whitney Waterman, 17th governor of California. Gov. Waterman was well-liked and was nicknamed "Old Honesty." Years before moving to our state Waterman helped establish the Republican Party and nominated Abraham Lincoln as the Republican candidate to the Presidency. The Long-Waterman house is now a private residence owned by John and Allegra Ernst.