Near Paradise in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
who discovered gold here in 1850.
Town was on both sides of W. Branch
of N. Fork of Feather River.
Erected 1979 by E Clampus Vitus, Pair-o-Dice Chapter No. 7-11.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 39° 41.678′ N, 121° 34.165′ W. Marker is near Paradise, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Nelson Bar Boat Ramp Road. This marker is located in the Nelson Bar Day Use Facility just off of Lime Saddle Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paradise CA 95969, 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. Yankee Hill (approx. 2˝ miles away); 1879 Site of Messilla Valley School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cherokee (approx. 3.7 miles away); Paradise Pioneers (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Paradise (approx. 4.9 miles away); Town of Paradise Memorial Trailway (approx. 4.9 miles away); Paradise Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); PFC. Steven J. Walberg-Riotto (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paradise.
More about this marker. An earlier Nelson's Bar marker erected on Nelson's Bar Road by the Pair-O-Dice Chapter, No. 7-11 of E Clampus Vitus is no longer in place. It has been replaced by this marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on February 9, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.