Magalia in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Square-Nail Town Smith
Erected by E Clampus Vitus, Pair-o Dice Chapter No. 7-11.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 53.491′ N, 121° 34.654′ W. Marker is in Magalia, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Skyway Highway near Lovelock Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16115 Skyway Highway, Magalia CA 95954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stirling City (approx. 2.8 miles away); “Magalia Depot & Butte County Railroad” (approx. 5.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Magalia Community Church / The Magalia Schoolhouse Bell (approx. 5.8 miles away); Dogtown (approx. The Dogtown Nugget (approx. 6.1 miles away); 14 Mile House (approx. 6.8 miles away); Inskip Hotel (approx. 7.1 miles away); Centerville Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Magalia.
Also see . . . George Lovelock - Find A Grave. George Lovelock burial site at the Lone Mountain Cemetery in Lovelock, Nevada.
Lovelock built the second house in Oroville and his son Thomas was the first child born in the town. In 1852 he built a little store on Butte Creek and a town sprung up which is still named Lovelock for the founder. (Submitted on December 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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