Near Susanville in Lassen County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
California Registered Point of Historic Interest No. LAS-003
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus, Never Sweats Chapter #1863. (Marker Number LAS-003.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 21.879′ N, 120° 38.373′ W. Marker was near Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker Click for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 470-835 Wingfield, Susanville CA 96130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Migration of Peter Lassen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Lassen In California (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burial of Peter Lassen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lassenís Bosquejo Rancho (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birth of Peter Lassen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Lassen Grave (approx. 0.9 miles away); Susanville Railroad Depot (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lassen County Courthouse (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Susanville.
More about this marker. The Richmond marker is missing, having been removed several years ago. It was located beside the old Emerson Lake Golf Course Clubhouse. It is now in storage at the Lassen County Historical Society Museum. Current plans are to re-erect it at the intersection of Richmond and Gold Run roads.
Also see . . . Historic Town of Lassen County. This is first town established in Lassen County because of the discovery of gold at Diamond Mountain in 1856. In 1859, Frank Drake built a log building for a hotel and store. He named it after his hometown in Richmond, Virginia. (Submitted on August 28, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.