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Meadow Valley in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Meadow Valley Historical Site

 
 
Meadow Valley Historical Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Meadow Valley Historical Site Marker
Inscription. Here early residents of what was then an isolated valley created their own cultural center. On land deeded by Richard Jacks, through subscription and donated labor, they constructed the first public school of the area. Across the way shortly thereafter, again by community efforts, they built “the Philomathean Hall” to house a library and to be the scene of debates, theatricals, concerts and other forms of creative expression. Theirs was indeed a splendid isolation.
 
Erected 1971 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.815′ N, 121° 3.661′ W. Marker is in Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Bucks Lake Road just south of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2512 Bucks Lake Road, Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish Ranch (approx. 1.4 miles away); Spanish Creek Mines (approx. 1.9 miles away); Feather Publishing Co. (approx.
Meadow Valley Historical Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Meadow Valley Historical Site Marker
5.9 miles away); Plumas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 6 miles away); Forest Stationers (approx. 6 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Goodwin Law Office (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Meadow Valley Elementary School image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
3. Old Meadow Valley Elementary School
Meadow Valley Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
4. Meadow Valley Cemetery Marker
Located at the end of Cemetery Road is the Meadow Valley Cemetery.
Dedicated to the memory of
the pioneers of the Meadow Valley Region
Flag pole installed by the American Legion Dewey McElroy
Post 304, Las Plumas del Oro No. 8 EC
and VFW Kenneth M. Hayes Post 3825
September 10, 1994
Meadow Valley Cemetery, Marker and Flagpole. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
5. Meadow Valley Cemetery, Marker and Flagpole.
Meadow Valley Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
6. Meadow Valley Cemetery Sign
Meadow Valley Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
7. Meadow Valley Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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