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Arbuckle in Colusa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Arbuckle

 
 
Arbuckle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
1. Arbuckle Marker
Inscription. In 1859 Tacitus Ryland Arbuckle located a homestead in the Sacramento Valley, and in 1875 had the land plotted for a town site. The legendary Arbuckle founded the town, deeded the lots, furnished the nails, and helped build the first houses in what has since become the city of Arbuckle. Known far and wide as “the home of the almond”.
 
Erected 1978 by Sam Brannan Chapter No. 1004, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 1.181′ N, 122° 3.53′ W. Marker is in Arbuckle, California, in Colusa County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Street and Gail Avenue / Laurel Street, in the median on Fifth Street. Click for map. Plaque is located in a traffic island. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Fifth Street, Arbuckle CA 95912, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pierce Christian College (approx. 2.9 miles away); Grand Island Shrine (approx. 9.3 miles away); Dr. Robert Semple (approx. 9.8 miles away); Rumsey (approx. 13.2 miles away); Colusa Union High School
Arbuckle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
2. Arbuckle Marker
(approx. 13.4 miles away); Our Lady of Lourdes Church (approx. 13.6 miles away); Judge H. M. Albery House (approx. 13.7 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Rich Chance was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was dedicated. Plaque wording by Edward D. Hawkins.
    — Submitted April 16, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.

 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
Downtown Arbuckle looking south from marker image. Click for full size.
By Loren Wilson, April 11, 2008
3. Downtown Arbuckle looking south from marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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