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Rough and Ready in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Republic of Rough and Ready

April 1850 - July 1850

 
 
Republic of Rough and Ready Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 17, 2006
1. Republic of Rough and Ready Marker
Inscription. This community of 3000 people seceeded from the Union to declare a free and independant state. Colonel E.F. Brundage was elected President. Congressional action on California statehood was pending at the time.
 
Erected 1970 by Wm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Stewart Chapter No. 10, E Clampus Vitus, Nevada City California (May 2, 1970).
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 13.771′ N, 121° 8.311′ W. Marker is in Rough and Ready, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Rough and Ready Highway and Mountain Rose Road, on the right when traveling west on Rough and Ready Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rough and Ready CA 95975, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fippin's Blacksmith Shop (here, next to this marker); Rough and Ready (within shouting distance of this marker); Toll Road Stake (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rough and Ready Toll House (about 700 feet away); Indian Grinding Rock (about 700 feet
Republic of Rough and Ready Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 16, 2009
2. Republic of Rough and Ready Marker
away); Rowe Saw Mill (about 700 feet away); The China Wall (about 700 feet away); Lyman Gilmore, Jr. (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rough and Ready.
 
More about this marker. See also the nearby Rough and Ready and Fippin's Blacksmith Shop markers.
 
Also see . . .  About Nevada County Rough and Ready. (Submitted on August 21, 2008.)
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
Republic of Rough and Ready Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 17, 2006
3. Republic of Rough and Ready Marker
Republic of Rough and Ready Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 16, 2009
4. Republic of Rough and Ready Marker
Rough and Ready - 1857 image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
5. Rough and Ready - 1857
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   2. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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