Near St. Helena in Napa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jo-Anne Nichelini Meyer, James' daughter, carries on the family tradition for the fourth generation.
Erected 1985 by Sam Brannan Chapter No. 1004, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 38° 29.924′ N, 122° 17.639′ W. Marker is near St. Helena, California, in Napa County. Marker can be reached from Sage Canyon Road (California Route 128), on the right when traveling south. Plaque is located in the picnic area. It is attached to a Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2950 Sage Canyon Road, Saint Helena CA 94574, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whiskey Crossing (approx. 3.2 miles away); Napa P.O.W. Camp (approx. 5.1 miles away); Site of Yount’s Blockhouse (approx. 6.8 miles away); Good Indian Go Big Hill (approx. 7.4 miles away); Grave of George C. Yount (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Pioneer Christian Church Bell (approx. 7½ miles away); Yountville (approx. 7½ miles away); Yountville's First Fire House (approx. 7.6 miles away).
1. Additional Information Regarding the Marker Dedication
Carl Schoelles was Noble Grand Humbug when this plaque was dedicated. Plaque wording by Loren A. Wilson. Monument constructed by Carl Schoelles and Loren Wilson. The ashes of James Nichilini were placed in a niche benind the plaque when the monument was constructed.
— Submitted April 17, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on April 25, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 17, 2012, by Loren Wilson of Sebastopol, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.