Redding in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Erected 1931 by The California Highway Commission. (Marker Number 78.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark marker series.
Location. 40° 30.385′ N, 122° 22.807′ W. Marker is in Redding, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of Redding Rancheria Road and Canyon Road, on the right when traveling south on Redding Rancheria Road. Marker is located at the entrance to the Win River Casino. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redding CA 96001, 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. California – Oregon Road (approx. 4 miles away); Native Americans in the Clear Creek Watershed Gold Fever in Clear Creek (approx. 4.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial Hall (approx. 5.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Cascade Theater (approx. 5.3 miles away); Japanese Attack World War II Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Grove (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redding.
Regarding Clear Creek. This site has been designated at California Registered Historical Landmark No. 78:
Statement of Significance:
"Five miles up the creek, at Reading's Bar, is the site of the discovery of gold by Major Pierson B. Reading and his Indian laborers in 1848."
See all Major Pierson Barton Reading markers for additional information
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
More. Search the internet for Clear Creek.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,632 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on December 12, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 3. submitted on November 21, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 13, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.