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Near Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pioneers of Deadwood

 
 
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
1. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
Inscription. Native Sons of the Golden West are proud to donate this plaque to commemorate the

Pioneers of Deadwood
Placer County,
California

Those gold seekers developed a mining community here along the El Dorado Trail which also served such other early communities as Michigan Bluff, El Dorado Canyon and Last Chance. Here rest some of the earliest members of well known Placer County families. Many of those descendants were in attendance here today.

Erected by Parlor #59 NSGW
May 17, 1937

 
Erected 1937 by the Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.883′ N, 120° 41.376′ W. Marker is near Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker can be reached from Deadwood Road. Click for map. To reach the marker, travel approximately 7.5 miles down
Secondary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
2. Secondary Marker
Deadwood Cemetery
Restored by Drucilla Barner Foundation
Rest in Peace
Deadwood Road, a graded dirt road that is 2WD accessible. At the end of the road, walk up the path, beneath the sign, to the old cemetery location. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michigan Bluff to Last Chance (approx. 3.7 miles away); Michigan Bluff (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 7.7 miles away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. 7.8 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Foresthill.
 
More about this marker. The writing on the marker is extremely worn and barely readable.
 
Also see . . .  Deadwood, Placer County, California. (Submitted on November 12, 2006.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Deadwood Cemetery Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
3. Deadwood Cemetery Entrance Sign
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
4. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
Pioneers of Deadwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
5. Pioneers of Deadwood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,349 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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