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Near Chester in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Baccala Ranch

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
1. Baccala Ranch Marker
Inscription. Baccala Ranch located here in Soldier Meadows was homesteaded in 1858 by Baptiste Baccala. A dairy where butter and cheese were produced from 1882 – 1915, and the ranch, are still intact and owned by the Italian – Swiss Family Baccala.
 
Erected 1987 by E Clampus Vitus, Pair-O-Dice Chapter No. 7-11 & S.E.A.R.C.H.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 13.528′ N, 121° 17.36′ W. Marker is near Chester, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Forest Service Road 28N36, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester CA 96020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Chalet Bakery (approx. 3.9 miles away); "Dinky" (approx. 5.9 miles away); 1848 – Lassen Trail – 1849 (approx. 6 miles away); Soda Spring (approx. 6.2 miles away); Humbug Valley (approx. 6.3 miles away); Tasman Koyom (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dave Stratford 1945 – 2001 (approx. 6.3 miles away); Chester Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
More about this marker.
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
2. Baccala Ranch Marker
To get to the Baccala Ranch from Lake Almanor, take Humboldt Road (County Road 309) west, then take a (signed) Forest Service road north to Soldiers Meadows campground. Continue approximately one mile beyond the campground.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Baccala Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 6, 2013
3. Baccala Ranch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 337 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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