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

Long's Bar

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
1. Long's Bar Marker
Inscription. Site of Gold Rush settlements Long’s Bar, Adamstown, White Rock, and nearby Banner Mine. Sam Neal discovered gold here in 1848. First Christian and Masonic observances in Butte County held here 1849. First county ferry franchise, 1850.
 
Erected 1982 by Butte County Historical Society, E Clampus Vitus Chapter 7 – 11 & Masons of Butte County. (Marker Number BUT-012.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 32.483′ N, 121° 31.486′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Cherokee Road. Click for map. This marker is located on the north side of the Thermalito Diversion Pool. To access this marker take Cherokee Road north and exit right to the Thermalito Diversion Pool Recreation Area. Drive to the end of the road, park and take the trail approximately 1 1/2 miles to the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Ravine School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Miners Of Thompson Flat District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery
Long's Bar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
2. Long's Bar Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); The Last Yahi Indian (approx. 2 miles away); Site of the First Flour Mill (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of 1st Sawmill (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mother Orange Tree of Butte County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Northern California's Oldest Citrus Tree (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Long's Bar image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
3. Site of Long's Bar
Site of Long's Bar image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 18, 2013
4. Site of Long's Bar
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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