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Yountville in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Pioneer Christian Church Bell

 
 
The Pioneer Christian Church Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 21, 2009
1. The Pioneer Christian Church Bell Marker
Inscription. This bell cast in 1848, hung from 1854 until 1896 in the Pioneer Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). On demolition of the church, the bell was rescued by Senator C.L. LaRue. Presented by the Ellis McLanahan family, In the interest of local history, to the Native Daughters for installation on the original site.

Dedicated by the
George C. Yount Parlor No. 322
Native Daughters of the Golden West

September 15, 1984

 
Erected 1984 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, George C. Yount Parlor No. 322.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.443′ N, 122° 22.064′ W. Marker is in Yountville, California, in Napa County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yountville CA 94599, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave of George C. Yount (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Good Indian Go Big Hill (about 700 feet away); Yountville's First Fire House
The Pioneer Christian Church Bell image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 21, 2009
2. The Pioneer Christian Church Bell
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Yountville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Yountville Community Hall (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Home of California (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Yount’s Blockhouse (approx. one mile away); Cal 100 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yountville.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
The Pioneer Christian Church Bell and Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 21, 2009
3. The Pioneer Christian Church Bell and Marker - wide view
The marker is hung in a brick monument amongst the trees in the southeast end of Yountville Park (just a short block away from the George C. Yount Pioneer Cemetery and Ancient Indian Burial Grounds).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 384 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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