Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mother Orange Tree of Butte County
Erected 2006 by California State Park in cooperation with the Butte County Historical Society and U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor for Citrus in Butte County. (Marker Number 1043.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark, and the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 39° 30.674′ N, 121° 30.248′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker can be reached from Glenn Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Glenn Drive, Oroville CA 95966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northern California's Oldest Citrus Tree (here, next to this marker); The Last Yahi Indian (approx. 0.9 miles away); Braselton Home Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Oroville Dam (approx. 2.2 miles away); Long's Bar (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of the First Flour Mill (approx. 2˝ miles away); Site of 1st Sawmill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oroville Masonic Temple (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
Also see . . . Mother Orange Tree - Wikipedia. Originally planted in Bidwell's Bar near the Bidwell Bar Bridge, the tree is a Mediterranean sweet orange Citrus × sinensis cultivar." (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.