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

Pioneer Homesite

 
 
Pioneer Homesite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gene Russell, March 22, 2006
1. Pioneer Homesite Marker
Inscription.  
Location of the first frame house in Glenn County. Erected in 1850 by Martin A. Reager and Andrew S.C. Cleek. A stopping place for oxen teams, mule freighters and river boats. Martin Reager farmed this land until 1864.

“Westward the course of empire takes its way.”
Bishop Berkeley
 
Erected 1970 by Capay Rancho Women's Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 47.803′ N, 122° 3.417′ W. Marker is in Orland, California, in Glenn County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Cutting Avenue, on the left when traveling south on 2nd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4995 2nd Ave, Orland CA 95963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Semple Green (approx. half a mile away); Gianella Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Swift Adobe (approx. 7.9 miles away); Orland’s Cannons (approx. 7.9 miles away); Papst Flour Mill Site
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(approx. 8.1 miles away); William B. Ide’s Public Service (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lassen Trail - Lassen Rancho Site (approx. 9˝ miles away); Western Star Lodge No. 2 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 10˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orland.
 
Pioneer Homesite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gene Russell, March 22, 2006
2. Pioneer Homesite Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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