Chico in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Chico Forestry Station and Nursery
Erected 1972 by California State Department of Parks and Recreation California Division of Forestry and the City of Chico. (Marker Number 840-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
Location. 39° 44.709′ N, 121° 48.586′ W. Marker is in Chico, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from South Park Drive. Marker is located near the west parking area of the Chico Creek Nature Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chico CA 95928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hooker Oak (approx. 1.2 miles away); United States Submarine Crews Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Chico Cemetery G.A.R. Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); General John and Annie K. Bidwell Gravesite (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rancho Del Arroyo Chico (approx. 2 miles away); Chico World War I Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The Life and Times of John Bidwell (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chico.
Regarding Chico Forestry Station and Nursery. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No, 840-2 on March 20, 1970. Its sister site (Old Santa Monica Forestry Station, No.840) located at the Rustic Canyon Recreation Center in Los Angeles, California was also designated on that date.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,382 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on December 22, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.