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

Spanish Ranch

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
1. Spanish Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Named for two Mexicans who began a horse ranch here in 1850. (Marker Number 481.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.003′ N, 121° 3.419′ W. Marker is near Meadow Valley, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Spanish Ranch Road, on the left when traveling west. This marker is located between Ranch Road and Silver Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2070 Spanish Ranch Road, Meadow Valley CA 95956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spanish Creek Mines (approx. 1.1 miles away); Meadow Valley Historical Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Feather Publishing Co. (approx. 5.8 miles away); Plumas County Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Forest Stationers (approx. 5.8 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Goodwin Law Office (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. From the California Historical Landmarks website
Miners going to the East Branch, Middle Fork, or North Fork of the Feather River separated at Spanish Rancho, established in July 1850 by two Spaniards, and at Meadow Valley, 2.5 miles from Spanish Ranch.
 
Categories. AgricultureHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Spanish Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 30, 2012
2. Spanish Ranch Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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