Chico in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chico Forestry Station and Nursery
Historical Landmark No. 840-2
Erected 1972 by California State Department of Parks and Recreation California Division of Forestry and the City of Chico. (Marker Number 840-2.)
Location. 39° 44.709′ N, 121° 48.586′ W. Marker is in Chico, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from South Park Drive. Click for map. Marker is located near the west parking area of the Chico Creek Nature Center. Marker is in this post office area: Chico CA 95928, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hooker Oak (approx. 1.2 miles away); United States Submarine Crews Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Chico Cemetery G.A.R. Monument General John and Annie K. Bidwell Gravesite (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rancho Del Arroyo Chico (approx. 2 miles away); Chico World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The Historic Home of Annie and John Bidwell (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chico.
Regarding Chico Forestry Station and Nursery. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No, 840-2 on March 20, 1970. Its sister site (Old Santa Monica Forestry Station, No.840) located at the Rustic Canyon Recreation Center in Los Angeles, California was also designated on that date.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Bidwell Park. The Nature Center and marker are located at Lower Bidwell Park. This site tells the history of the park and offers additional attractions within the park. (Submitted on April 12, 2010.)
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