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Near Meadow Valley in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

P. Linthiouh

Died Sept. 1852

 

—Age 19 —

 
P. Linthiouh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. P. Linthiouh Marker
Inscription.
O.H.
Copied from tree,
carved by comrade, 1852.

 
Erected 1931 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Plumas Pioneer Parlor No. 219; Native Sons of the Golden West, Quincy Parlor No. 131. (Marker Number CHL 212.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 51.811′ N, 121° 13.61′ W. Marker is near Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is located about 1000 feet west of the Grizzly Creek Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckwourth Trail – Grizzly Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Haskins Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Rich Valley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Bucks Ranch Hotel and Store (approx. 2.9 miles away); Belden (approx. 9.9 miles away); Meadow Valley Historical Site
P. Linthiouh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. P. Linthiouh Marker
(approx. 9.9 miles away); Pacific Crest Trail (approx. 10 miles away); Eby Stamp Mill (approx. 10 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Meadow Valley.
 
More about this marker. Note: Linthiouh should be Linthicum.
From the California Office of Historic Preservation website.
Pioneer Grave (Grizzl Creek) - The legend, as told by the pioneers: 'The lad was returning to Marysville from a trip to the mines, he, having packed a trainload of provisions to the mines, was returning with gold dust. He was murdered and robbed. Later a comrade carved his name, age, etc., on a tree. P. Linthiouh, died September, 1852, age 19.
 
Also see . . .  Grizzly Creek Grave - Plumas County Genweb Project. This is a single grave memorial. The inscription on the memorial was copied from a nearby tree (since fallen). This is also the site of California Historical Marker No. 212. (Submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
The Original P. Linthicum Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
3. The Original P. Linthicum Grave Marker
The original grave marker is on exhibit at the Plumas County Museum in Quicy. Click on the image to enlarge and read the real story of the 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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