Near Lincoln in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First called Manzanita Grove. Dense brush provided a rustlers’ hideout and corral. Area burial site, 1855, with public support:
Site of Manzanita School 1857 – 1899. Land for school and cemetery deeded in 1862 to Coon Creek School District by P. Dippel. Sparks family plot marks schoolhouse site.
Manzanita Cemetery joined Lincoln and Sheridan Cemeteries in 1925, forming the “Placer County Cemetery District #1.” Final rest stop for many Placer pioneers.
Erected 1998 by Silver Star Parlor #63, Native Sons of the Golden West.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 56.679′ N, 121° 18.249′ W. Marker is near Lincoln, California, in Placer County. Marker can be reached from Manzanita Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located near the entrance to the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Clay Pipe Plant in the West (approx. 3˝ miles away); Sheridan Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); McTyeire Memorial Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Emmada Building (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fleming Building (approx. 3.7 miles away); Beerman Plaza (approx. 3.7 miles away); New Hoppert Building (approx. 3.7 miles away); I O O F Building (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
Regarding Manzanita. Manzanita Grove gained notoriety in its early days as a stronghold for thieves. Hidden in the center of a thick grove of manzanita trees was the corral where stolen horses and cattle were hidden. Today only a few of the manzanitas remain under the native oaks.
Also see . . . Manzanita Cemetery. The dedication of the marker by the Native Sons of the Golden West - May, 1998. (Submitted on March 12, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 12, 2011, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.