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

Site of the First Flour Mill

 
 
Site of the First Flour Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2013
1. Site of the First Flour Mill Marker
Inscription. “Site of first flour mill in Ophir City now Oroville, built in 1858. Erected and dedicated by Argonaut Parlor No. 8 Native Sons and Gold of Ophir Parlor No. 190 Native Daughters as part of the Bicentennial Year Celebration 1776 – 1976”
 
Erected 1976 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Argonaut Parlor No. 8 & Native Daughters of the Golden West, Gold of Ophira Parlor No. 190.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.95′ N, 121° 33.064′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Montgomery Street (Business California Route 70), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2310 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 1st Sawmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Oroville Masonic Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon (approx. ╝ mile away); Site of First Oroville Bank (approx. ╝ mile away); First Banking Institution in Ophir
Site of the First Flour Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2013
2. Site of the First Flour Mill Marker
(approx. ╝ mile away); Edison Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The American (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oroville State Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
More about this marker. This marker is to the right of the Veterans Memorial Building.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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