“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ione in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Buena Vista

Buena Vista Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ron Bonvie
1. Buena Vista Marker
Inscription.  In the mineral rich Ione Valley, between Ione and the southern Mokelumne River, where once mining communities like, Lancha Plana, Camp Opra and Camanche dotted the maps, is the town of Buena Vista. Situated at the intersections of two thoroughfares in the valley, Buena Vista Rd and Jackson Valley Rd. Sits the Buena Vista Store and Saloon the true heart of town. Where a cold beer and a hot meal have been available from this building for more than a hundred years. Gone are the mining camps of old, but the building that houses this establishment lives on for locals and travelers alike.

A special thanks to the Gomez Family Owners of the Buena Vista Store and Saloon, Deborah Coleen Cook for her help in researching the history of the Jackson and Ione Valleys.
Erected 2015 by James W. Marshall Chapter 49 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 38° 17.651′ 
Buena Vista Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ron Bonvie
2. Buena Vista Marker
Buena Vista Marker with the Buena Vista Store Marker above it.
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N, 120° 54.808′ W. Marker is in Ione, California, in Amador County. Marker is at the intersection of Buena Vista Road and Jackson Valley Road. on Buena Vista Road. Located beneath The Buena Vista Store Marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5806 Ione Buena Vista Road, Ione CA 95640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buena Vista Store (here, next to this marker); Ione's Annual Picnic (approx. 3.7 miles away); Ione High School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4 miles away); Steam Flour Mill (approx. 4.2 miles away); Daniel Stewart Co. Store (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Red Brick Building Saloon (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ione's Chinatown (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ione.
Buena Vista Store image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
3. Buena Vista Store
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   3. submitted on August 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 20, 2021