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La Porte in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Emigrant Trail

1850

 
 
Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
1. Emigrant Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Gold discovered
Rabbit Creek – 1850
Renamed
La Porte – 1857

 
Erected 1928 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Plumas Pioneer Parlor No. 219; Native Sons of the Golden West, Quincy Parlor No. 131 & Golden Anchor Parlor No. 182.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 39° 40.945′ N, 120° 59.128′ W. Marker is in La Porte, California, in Plumas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and School Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strawberry Valley CA 95981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Union Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Rabbit Creek House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Conly & Co. Bankers (about 300 feet away); Cleve O’Rourke Memorial Stampmill (about 400
Emigrant Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 29, 2012
2. Emigrant Trail Marker
feet away); Frank D. Everts (about 500 feet away); Fuller & Buell (about 500 feet away); La Porte’s Chinese Community (about 600 feet away); Reilly’s Saloon (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 28, 2020