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Near La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
1. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
Inscription. On May 1, 1866 a special election was held in Plumas County to issue bonds in the sum of $20,000 for the construction of the La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road. The 34-1/2 mile road was completed in 1867 under the supervision of E.H. Pierce by Conly and Company Bankers of La Porte at a cost of $30,000.
 
Erected 1999 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° 41.94′ N, 120° 57.934′ W. Marker is near La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Quincy - La Porte Road and Little Grass Valley Road on Quincy - La Porte Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reilly’s Saloon (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fuller & Buell (approx. 1.5 miles away); Frank D. Everts (approx. 1.5 miles away); La Porte’s Chinese Community (approx. 1.5 miles away); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (approx. 1.5 miles away); John Conly & Co. Bankers
La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
2. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Rabbit Creek House (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Union Hotel (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
3. La Porte – Quincy Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 3 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.
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