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Near Trinity Center in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Carrville

 
 
Carrville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2012
1. Carrville Marker
Inscription.  Carrville was a well known stage stop and resort, with a post office and general store. Founded in the 1860’s by James E. Carr of Ireland, who came to California in 1849. Carr was instrumental in building the stage road from Trinity Mountain to Scott Valley, which was completed in 1860.

The Carr family was one of the largest patented land owners in Trinity County. They owned in addition to Carrville, 17 gold and quicksilver mines including the Yellow Rose, the Forget Me Not, the Blue Jacket and the Nash.
 
Erected 1973 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter No. 62.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 41° 3.934′ N, 122° 42.322′ W. Marker is near Trinity Center, California, in Trinity County. Marker is on Carrville Loop Road, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located on the grounds of the Carrville Inn. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 581 Carrville Loop Road, Trinity Center CA 96091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bucket Line Dredges (approx. 0.9 miles away); Turning Water into Gold (approx. 3.3 miles away); “Jim Swett Field” (approx. 5.4 miles away); Trinity Centre Then – Trinity Center Now. (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Bowerman Barn (approx. 11.9 miles away); California – Oregon Trail / California – Oregon Road (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Carrville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2012
2. Carrville Marker
Carrville Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2012
3. Carrville Inn
Carrville Inn image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2012
4. Carrville Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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