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Near Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Peter Lassen

Site of Trading Post

— 1851 —

 
 
Peter Lassen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, August 8, 2009
1. Peter Lassen Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated by
Plumas Pioneer Parlor
No. 210, N.D.G.W.
Plumas Parlor
No. 228, N.S.G.W.
October 26, 1930

 
Erected 1930 by Native Daughters of the Golden West and Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 184.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 26, 1930.
 
Location. 40° 8.983′ N, 120° 52.767′ W. Marker is near Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on North Valley Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylorsville CA 95983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 3.9 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse (approx. 3.9 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley
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(approx. 5˝ miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 5˝ miles away); Taylorville General Store (approx. 5.6 miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Indian Valley Railroad (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Regarding Peter Lassen. It appears that State Historical Marker 184 also stood at this spot at one time, but no longer.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - Peter Lassen. (Submitted on August 24, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Peter Lassen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, August 8, 2009
2. Peter Lassen Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,236 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2009, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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