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North Columbia in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece

1903 - 1967

 
 
Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
1. Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece Marker
Inscription. Californian, Clamper, Nevada County historian, newspaperman, friend and founding father of the Malakoff State Park in whose memory these benches were placed.
 
Erected 1971 by E Clampus Vitus, Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart, No. 10.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 22.493′ N, 120° 54.3′ W. Marker is in North Columbia, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from North Bloomfield Road. Click for map. The marker is located at Diggins Overlook in Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park's Chute Hill Campground. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24126 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shoot (Chute) Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Bloomfield School (approx. half a mile away); St. Columncille's Church (approx. half a mile away); Giant (approx. 0.6 miles away); Malakoff Diggins Clampicnic Area (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Lake City (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Columbia.
 
More about this marker. Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park is located approximately 22 miles north of Nevada
Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
2. Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece Marker
City off of State Highway 49.
 
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The Marker at the Diggins Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
3. The Marker at the Diggins Overlook
View from Diggins Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
4. View from Diggins Overlook
A view of the scars left from hydraulic mining.
Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece, the original wooden marker image. Click for full size.
By The Clamper, October 7, 1967
5. Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece, the original wooden marker
A picture from the December issue of "The Clamper", a publication issued to members of E Clampus Vitus. The picture shows the original wooden marker erected in October of 1967 less than a month after Alvin Trivelpiece passed away. The wooden marker was removed when the brass marker was erected.
 
 
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