La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Quick Silver Charley”
Charles W. Hendel
—Chronicler of the Long Board —
Sierra County Surveyor 1870
Deputy U.S. Surveyor 1871
Plumas County Surveyor 1879
Plumas County Supervisor 1910
Snow-shoed to Quincy for meetings
past the age of 80
Erected 2003 by E Clampus Vitus, Frank C. Reilly Chapter No. 5978.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 40.76′ N, 120° 58.998′ W. Marker is in La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from Church Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance of the La Porte Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2060 Church Street, Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin W. Barnes (here, next to this marker); La Porte’s Chinese Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (approx. ¼ mile away); Emigrant Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); John Conly & Co. Bankers (approx. ¼ mile away); The Union Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank D. Everts (approx. ¼ mile away); Fuller & Buell (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
Regarding “Quick Silver Charley”.
Source: Walking Tour of La Porte
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Charles W. Hendel gravesite and head stone. • Can you help?