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Dobbins in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Dobbins

 
 
Town of Dobbins plaque image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
1. Town of Dobbins plaque
Inscription. Founded by Dobbins brothers in 1849. Site of hotel and store that was a celebrated trading point in pioneer days. Site of many early day power companies that were a source of electric power for a wide area.
 
Erected 1966 by Sam Brannan Chapter 1004, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 22.327′ N, 121° 12.477′ W. Marker is in Dobbins, California, in Yuba County. Marker is on Old Dobbins Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Plaque is located on a monument in front of the Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10375 Old Dobbins Road, Dobbins CA 95935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Long Distance Telephone (approx. 5.1 miles away); Old North San Juan School (approx. 5.4 miles away); North San Juan United Methodist Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); Wells Fargo & Company / North San Juan - 1853 (approx. 5.5 miles away); Bridgeport Bridge (approx. 5.5 miles away); a different
Dobbins Post Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
2. Dobbins Post Office and Marker
marker also named Bridgeport Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bridgeport (Nyes Crossing) Covered Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bridgeport Historic District (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Clyde Moore was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was erected.
    — Submitted April 15, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.

 
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Town of Dobbins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
3. Town of Dobbins Marker
Dobbins Hotel, View from Southeast image. Click for full size.
By Roger Sturtevant, March 29, 1934
4. Dobbins Hotel, View from Southeast
Photo courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dobbins (Built 1897) image. Click for full size.
March 23, 2014
5. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Dobbins (Built 1897)
Site of Livery Stable and Blacksmith Shop, circa 1850 image. Click for full size.
March 23, 2014
6. Site of Livery Stable and Blacksmith Shop, circa 1850
The site of the former stable and blacksmith shop is located about 100 feet north of the marker, at the edge of the lot immediately adjacent to the post office.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.   4, 5, 6. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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