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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of 1st Sawmill

 
 
Site of 1st Sawmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
1. Site of 1st Sawmill Marker
Inscription.
"Site of 1st Sawmill
Erected by Argonaut Parlor No. 8 Native Sons and Gold of Ophir Parlor No. 190 Native Daughters, commemorating the Bicentennial Year 1776 – 1976”

 
Erected 1976 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Agronaut Parlor No. 8 & Native Daughters of the Golden West, Gold of Ophir Parlor No. 190.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.929′ N, 121° 33.101′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Montgomery Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2332 Montgomery Street, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the First Flour Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Oroville Masonic Temple (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Oroville Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Banking Institution in Ophir (approx.
Site of 1st Sawmill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
2. Site of 1st Sawmill Marker
The marker is the smaller one, closer to the front on the sidewalk. The larger plaque behind reads: "This building dedicated to Truth – Liberty – Toleration by the Native Sones of the Golden West May 12 1932"
0.2 miles away); Edison Building (approx. mile away); The American (approx. mile away); Oroville State Theatre (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The NSGW Butte County Pioneer Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
3. The NSGW Butte County Pioneer Museum Building
50th Aniversary Plaque on the Pioneer Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
4. 50th Aniversary Plaque on the Pioneer Museum Building
Click on image to enlarge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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