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Near Alleghany in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Cornish Ranch House

est. 1861

 
 
Cornish Ranch House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2013
1. Cornish Ranch House Marker
Inscription.
Built by N.O. Cornish to
serve traffic on the Henness
Pass Road “a large and
commodious house for the
accomodation (sic) of the
public provided smithing and
hay for teamsters(.“) In 1868
the transcontinental R.R.
ended road traffic. The
building was moved to
Forest City in 1873.

 
Erected 2012 by E Clampus Vitus, Major William Downie Chapter No. 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.343′ N, 120° 47.056′ W. Marker is near Alleghany, California, in Sierra County. Marker is on Henness Pass Road (County Route S301), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alleghany CA 95910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest City (approx. 3.8 miles away); Forest City Brewery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bald Mountain Mine (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Forest City Dance Hall (approx. 3.8 miles away); Stamp Mill (approx.
Cornish Ranch House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 8, 2013
2. Cornish Ranch House Marker
3.9 miles away); Rite Here (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bovee Building (approx. 4 miles away); Alleghany (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alleghany.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the Henness Pass Road, 6.1 miles east of the Ridge, Mountain House and Pliocene Ridge Roads intersection. Pliocene Ridge Road becomes Henness Pass Road approximately 4 miles east of the intersection. The marker is located at a dirt, side road designated as 301 - 05/06.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 18 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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