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Orland in Glenn County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Simpson Bridge Memorial

 
 
Simpson Bridge Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Gene Russell, April 30, 2012
1. Simpson Bridge Memorial
Inscription.  Dedicated to the Noah Simpson family, early settlers of Stony Creek Valley. The steel girders that form the arch were part of the original bridge constructed in 1885 and used until 1961. This site overlooks the location of the original bridge that provided a major transportation link across Stony Creek.
 
Erected by Kiwanis International.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 39° 46.778′ N, 122° 21.209′ W. Marker is in Orland, California, in Glenn County. Marker can be reached from Route 206, 4 miles west of Newville Road (Route 200), on the right when traveling west. Located at Black Butte Lake, north of Orland Buttes Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orland CA 95963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Swift Adobe (approx. 8.4 miles away); Papst Flour Mill Site (approx. 8.8 miles away); Miners Inn (approx. 13.7 miles
Simpson Bridge Memorial - Monument and Arch image. Click for full size.
By Gene Russell, April 30, 2012
2. Simpson Bridge Memorial - Monument and Arch
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away); The Hotel Maywood (approx. 13.8 miles away); Maywood Woman's Clubhouse (approx. 13.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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