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

Lake Madrone Cemetery

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, November 16, 2012
1. Lake Madrone Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The Berry Creek Cemetery, sometimes referred to as the Lake Madrone Cemetery by local residents, served as a community graveyard for many years. The earliest known date of death for a person interred here is 1875. The cemetery fell into disrepair in the mid-Twentieth Century, though burials were conducted here in subsequent years, the most recent being in 1975.
 
Erected 2002 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Grand Council & Native Daughters of the Golden West, Grand Council.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.064′ N, 121° 24.381′ W. Marker is in Berry Creek, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Oroville-Quincy Highway (Route 162). Click for map. Take the unsigned, dirt road (driveway?) to the left while heading north on the Oroville-Quincy Highway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17-3 Oroville-Quincy Highway, Berry Creek CA 95916, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beckworth Trail – Berry Creek (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherokee (approx. 7 miles away); Yankee Hill
Lake Madrone Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 16, 2012
2. Lake Madrone Cemetery Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Oregon City Cemetery (approx. 7.7 miles away); Oregon City (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County (approx. 8.3 miles away); Bidwell's Bar (approx. 8.3 miles away); Bidwell Bar Bridge and Tollhouse (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Lake Madrone Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 16, 2012
3. Lake Madrone Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 4 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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