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

Beckwourth Trail – New England Ranch

 
 
Beckwourth Trail – New England Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
1. Beckwourth Trail – New England Ranch Marker
Inscription. “Had a hard road, crooked & rocky. Had to cross (Greenhorn) creek 8 times in going 5 miles. Got down to the New England Ranch at noon, camped here for today.” - Chester Smith, Sep. 27, 1852.
 
Erected 2012 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number B-24.)
 
Location. 39° 57.719′ N, 120° 54.288′ W. Marker is near Quincy, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Quincy Junction Road and Chandler Road, on the right when traveling north on Quincy Junction Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2570 Quincy Junction Road, Quincy CA 95971, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakland Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mt. Ingalls Lookout (approx. 1.6 miles away); Plumas County’s First School House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Clough/Braden Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Arthur W. Keddie (approx. 2.8 miles away); Plumas Club (approx. 2.8 miles away); Plumas Lodge No. 60 F&AM (approx. 2.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Quincy.
 
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Beckwourth Trail – New England Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 4, 2013
2. Beckwourth Trail – New England Ranch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 15 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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